National Conference on Youth Migration report March 2017

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with the Sudanese Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and in collaboration with the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA) organized the first youth conference in Sudan. This event was supported through generous funding from The US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) through the “Addressing Irregular Migration Flows and Upholding Human Rights of Migrants along the North-Eastern African Migration Route and North Africa Project” NOAH III, and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) through the “Enhancing Sudan’sTechnical Capacity on Migration Management Project”.

IOM Sudan Annual report 2016

In 2016, IOM continued to assist people on the move across the country and beyond. With a commitment to improve the lives of migrants, IOM provided emergency humanitarian assistance to more than 1.8 million people among the 4.6 million affected population identified in the UN’s 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan for Sudan. The year was also marked by new innovative programming that supported recovery, strengthened stability, and promoted peace as a main factor for development and building social cohesion to avert future conflicts.

MCOF Sudan 2017 - 2019

In an effort to support the Government of Sudan (GoS) and its people to address the challenges and opportunities before, during and after a migration crisis, the IOM mission to Sudan has developed its Migration Crisis Operational Framework (MCOF) for 2017/2019 to align its programmatic development and approaches with the principles and objectives of good migration governance. This comprehensive document lays the ground work to address current and foreseen needs in the coming years in Sudan. 

Migrants in Sudan 2017

The report presents the findings of a pilot study carried out in the context of the changing migration flow dynamics in the region, with an aim of filling in the persistent information gaps obstructing a clear understanding of migration along the Central Mediterranean route. The study identifies several trends related to migration towards and through Sudan, an important country at intersection along various migration routes in the region. 

IOM Sudan Annual Humanitarian Summary 2016

The Summary briefly captures the Organization’s emergency response to the continued acute and protracted humanitarian crises in Sudan. Crises exacerbated by conflict, natural disasters, scarcity of resources and poverty; all factors that lead to high levels of internal human mobility. Between January- December 2016, IOM continued to work with partner agencies, departments and organizations at all levels to build institutional capacity in emergency preparedness and response, and expand IOM’s geographic coverage in displacement tracking, and in the delivery of emergency health, water, sanitation and hygiene, and emergency shelter and non-food items.