IOM Ethiopia Moves Eritrean Refugees to Safety

IOM has started to provide transport for Eritrean refugees registered at Ethiopia’s Endabaguna screening center to camps provided by the country’s Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) and UNHCR in Tigray region.

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IMF’s East AFRITAC Holds Regional Workshop on Micro Prudential Stress Testing

The International Monetary Fund’s Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center for Eastern Africa and The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute for Eastern and Southern Africa conducted a regional workshop on micro prudential stress testing from January 12–16, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security concludes consultations in South Africa on the situation in the Great Lakes region and on other issues

The meeting provided an opportunity to take stock of the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region, in particular the disarmament of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR).

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Irregular Migration by Sea from Horn of Africa to Arabian Peninsula Increases

Reduced conflict in Somalia and an improving economy in Ethiopia are not deterring irregular migration from the Horn of Africa into the Arabian Peninsula, according to the Nairobi-based Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS).

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IOM Provides Voluntary Return Home to Stranded Migrants in Libya

GENEVA, Switzerland, January 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Three years after the fall of the former regime, the Libyan people find themselves no closer to realizing their aspirations for a better future. Security conditions continue to deteriorate and life remains hard, particularly for migrants. According to IOM Libya Chief of Mission Othman Belbeisi, an […]

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IOM Builds Capacity of Bosaso Fisheries Community in Puntland

GENEVA, Switzerland, December 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, with support from Japan, and in collaboration with the regional authorities of Puntland, including the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and the Port Authority, …

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