Thursday, May 28, 2020

A three-day workshop organized by IOM, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Union Commission (AUC) on border management and irregular migration in the IGAD region opens on 26 November in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop will bring together some 40 officials and experts from ministries with migration related responsibilities and functions, including Ministries of Interior, Foreign Affairs, Labour and Social Affairs, Police, Intelligence and Security. Representatives from neighbouring transit countries such as Chad, Egypt, Libya, Niger, Tunisia and Yemen will also take part in the meeting, alongside representatives from the regional media.   

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The Eastern Africa Migration Route Programme bringing together several organizations and countries is located at the IGAD secretariat.  The programme aims at improving inter-state and inter-regional cooperation on migration management by addressing policy and operational challenges associated with movement of people in IGAD member states.

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