Events

Kampala, Uganda - May 14th: In a continent characterized by a long history of cross-border migration, migrants’ specific sets of vulnerabilities pose particular challenges to any crisis preparedness, response and recovery mechanisms.

The United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, IOM’s African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC) which is co-located in the Tanzanian Regional Immigration Training Academy (TRITA) in Moshi, hosted a threeday Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop for 27 IOM staff from East

IOM presented the MICIC Guidelines at a conference organized by the Refugee Studies Centre at Keble College, Oxford.

Over 40 consular and migration officers from eight countries in the region met this week in San Jose for a training on protecting migrants stranded in countries affected by conflicts or national disasters.

Sharing early implementation stories, the participants at the GFMD side event showed how practical applications of the MICIC Guidelines are already leading to better preparedness.

IOM presented the blueprint of Local MICIC Guidelines to guide local authorities in their efforts to protect migrants in emergency situations.

The WIDER Development Conference about ongoing, unexpected, and future crises took place in Helsinki on 23-24 September 2016.

Panelists discussed how the MICIC Initiative process and its Guidelines, can serve as a model to move forward with similar commitments made at the September 19 High Level Summit on Refugees and Migrants.

The Guidelines To Protect Migrants in Countries Experiencing Conflict or Natural Disaster were released on June 10 and launched in New York at UN Headquarters on June 15 and in Geneva at the Palais des Nations on June 27.

The Governments of the Philippines and the United States of America organized a briefing on the MICIC Initiative for Permanent Missions and International Organizations in Geneva.