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.
Sudan’s Federal Humanitarian Aid Commission and the International Organization for Migration Sign a Renewed Two Year Protocol of Cooperation
The Federal Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Sudan have signed a renewed Protocol of Cooperation to strengthen their collaboration on the organization’s Humanitarian Work Plans for the years 2017 – 2018. The Protocol stands as a general cooperation framework at both Federal and State levels in humanitarian assistance.
To support communities in East Darfur State, IOM with the generous funding support of the European Union, rehabilitated AL-Sadaga Primary Girls School in Abu Karinka locality for 600 students of primary school age. Attending the opening ceremony on the 12th April 2017, were state and local authorities such as the Humanitarian Aid Commission, the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education and Project Community Improvement Committees as well as pastoral and sedentary community members.
To support communities in East Darfur State, IOM with the generous funding support of the European Union, constructed and rehabilitated the Abu Matarig Cattle Market in Bahr El Arab Locality (Bordering with South Sudan). The establishment of the market aims to foster relationships among communities by facilitating cross-border trade and commerce in order to help revitalize economic activity and prevent conflict. The consturction and rehabilitation of Abu Mararig Market includes new offices, police check points, latrines and fencing constructed by IOM including the in kind contribution of the State Ministry of Finance towards extending the fences surrounding the market area.
The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security Signs a 479, 616 USD Agreement with IOM to Enhance Protection and Knowledge on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Sudan
The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the International Organization for Migration signed a 4,000,000 NOK (479, 616 USD) Agreement to fund the one year Phase III "Enhancing Protection and Improving Knowledge on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Sudan" Project. This Project will contribute to enhancing the protection of migrants by increasing their access to services and promoting alternatives to irregular migration.