Events

IOM trained Djibouti officials on migration crisis management this week, focusing on coordination between agencies to ensure migrant protection is addressed in crisis response.

IOM trained officials of Senegal’s Direction de la Protection Civile on key aspects of managing large population flows and assisting migrants in times of crisis.

Twenty-six staff from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of 7 South-East Asian countires came together in Tokyo for a workshop on consular contingency planning.

Ethiopian government officials continue to build their capacity to respond to large migrant flows and assist migrants during a crisis.

IOM's MICIC team presented policy and operational perspectives on migrants' inclusion in disasters at IFRC's international disaster law course. 

16 participants, including 14 government officials and 2 staff from the Thai Red Cross attended a three-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on reducing the vulnerabilities of migrant populations to crises.

IOM continued to support the government of United Republic of Tanzania to better prepare for and respond to crises with a mobility component.

Officials from Central Asian consular services and emergency response agencies were trained on “Protecting Nationals Abroad in the Context of Crisis Situations”. Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan attended.

In collaboration with IOM Azerbaijan, the MICIC team facilitated a segment on crisis management for the Workshop on the Consular Reference Manual for Senior Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held in Baku on November 29 and 30.

IOM Djibouti, in collaboration with its counterparts in the Djibutian Government, organized a two-day workshop on "Protecting migrants in emergencies in Djibouti" on September 25 and 26. The event, held in Djibouti city, was attended by 13 government officials over the two days.