IOM solidifies its Partnership with Sudanese Academia by Signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Ahfad University for Women
In an effort to strengthen the role of academia in transferring knowledge and enriching research on migration in Sudan and beyond; IOM signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ahfad University for Women today. This MoU recognizes the importance of knowledge transfer that can make a lasting difference for future generations to come. Through this MoU, IOM and AUW have committed to maximising on their breadth of combined expertise through a partnership that creates joint awareness raising and outreach events on migration; as well as exchange of staff and faculty members for the purposes of training and sharing of information.
IOM Supports the Development of a Training Curriculum on Trafficking in Persons for the Sudanese Criminal Justice System
A four day workshop to develop a curriculum for a training program for the Sudanese criminal justice system on dealing with criminal cases of human trafficking took place from 8th-11th May, with the technical assistance of IOM Sudan and in coordination with the Judicial and Legal Science Institute. The workshop was funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office under IOM Sudan’s ‘Capacity-building of the Judicial System in Sudan to Address Trafficking in Persons’ Project.
24 Immigration and customs officers from different border crossing points and the General Directorate of Immigration and Passport within the Passport & Civil Registration Corporation of the Sudan Ministry of Interior, completed a 5 day training on Document Security and ID Management.
More than Two Hundred Thousand US Dollars Allocated for Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Assisting 11,526 Newly Displaced People in South Kordofan
With the funding support of USAID/OFDA (Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance), and managed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Rapid Response Fund (RRF) has allocated a new grant of $212,287.25 USD to Mercy Corps Scotland (MCs) to provide emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene assistance to 11,526 vulnerable and underserved newly displaced populations in Abukershola locality, in South Kordofan State (SK).
IOM Supports a Study Tour for Senior Officials from Sudan’s Ministry of Interior to Stand on Rwanda’s E-visa System and Integrated Border Management
IOM supported a Study Tour from the 24th-28th April 2017 for a delegation from Sudan’s Ministry of Interior to stand on the experience and good practices of the Directorate of Immigration and Emigration of Rwanda’s E-visa system and Integrated Border Management in Kigali, Rwanda. Headed by Lieutenant General Awad Al Neil Dahia Chairperson of the Ministry of Interior’s Passport and Civil Registration Cooperation; the Sudan delegation comprised of 5 additional participants from high ranking positions at the Ministry of Interior and the National Intelligence and Security Services.