The United Nations and IOM reinforce their support to Sudan in combatting human trafficking and smuggling of persons - May 2015
KHARTOUM, 27 May 2015 - The United Nations and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcome the endorsement by the Government of Sudan of the Joint 2015-2017 Strategy to Address Human Trafficking, Kidnappings and Smuggling in Persons.
Sudan – From 24th to 26th of May 2015, H.E. Mr. Hideki ITO, Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, visited North Darfur, to undertake his first field visit to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) numerous project sites in Zam Zam Camp which are funded by the Government of Japan in 2014. These projects focus on breaking the cycle of aid dependency of IDPs and responding to urgent humanitarian needs of newly displaced persons in Darfur.
International Organization for Migration (IOM) successfully operated Government of Sudan humanitarian bridge evacuated total of 985 Third Country Nationals stranded in Yemen operation supporting other IOM offices and coordinating with embassies to evacuate TCNs including but not limited to Sudanese, Ethiopians, Somalis, Yemenis through nine flight rotations organized since 12 April: Seven of those flights were organized from Sana’a to Khartoum.
IOM & Embassy of Japan (expands supports for IOM to improve human security of IDPs and mobile populations in Darfur) - March 2015
The Government of Japan has committed US$ 1.11 million to support IOM Sudan’s operation to improve human security of IDPs and mobile populations in Darfur, addressing the cross-cutting challenges to the survival, livelihood, and dignity of the populations. Japan has been supporting IOM’s community stabilization and transitional recovery activities in Darfur, expanding its assistance to IOM in 2015.
IOM Sudan initiates Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals III project in Gadarif University - March 2015
IOM Sudan initiates Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals III project in Gadarif University and Celebrates the Launch of the first Sudanese Dutch Forum. In this respect, through Gadarif Digital City Organization (GDCO), to benefit from the professional experiences of Sudanese Experts in the Diaspora via the Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN III) project.