Zimbabwe: IOM Zimbabwe has received USD 750,000 from the US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to assist in responding to humanitarian and protection needs of migrants in Zimbabwe.
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Morocco - IOM Morocco and IOM’s Regional Office for West Africa in Dakar have organized a training for civil society organizations on the protection and reintegration of victims of trafficking in Morocco.
Switzerland celebrates the 50th anniversary of its accession to the Council of Europe, which took place on 6 May 1963.
Senegal - IOM Senegal is organizing the return and family reunification of 36 trafficked children who survived a fire in a Koranic school in Dakar.
NAIROBI: Recent large and world-class gas discoveries in Mozambique and Tanzania, with potential for more to come, and commercial oil flows in Kenya, show the potential of the enormous exploration frontiers of Eastern Africa, both onshore and offshore.
SWITZERLAND – The promise of increased global trade growth, resulting from the recent agreement Bali pushes postal services to listen carefully and customers to work more closely with all stakeholders to meet the demands of consumers and traders wishing to take advantage of potential offered by global electronic commerce.
The Committee of Ten (C10) comprising of African Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors, at their meeting held in Washington DC, USA, on April 18, 2013, called for strong support for the African Development Fund (ADF) and argued for a true transformation of African economies.
IOM in El Salvador has teamed up with UNFPA and the ILO to launch a music video warning women against the dangers of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
The Salvadorian duo Shaka y Dres and Nicaraguan singer and songwriter Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, have joined the effort with their hit song Pobre la Maria or Poor Maria, the story of a young woman who is lured from her home in a rural area to the city with promises of a job and better economic opportunities.