Tag: IOM

Tripoli Sends 170 Senegalese Migrants Back Home

February 17, 2017

About 170 Senegalese migrants who were in detention centers in Tripoli have been deported back to the west-African nation, local media reported on Thursday. The ... Read More

Libya: 6,500 Migrants Rescued in Single Day off Libyan Coast

August 30, 2016

Italian coastguard Monday indicated that they saved around 6,500 migrants off the Libyan coast in forty operations making Monday the busiest day for rescuers. The ... Read More

Mediterranean-Migrants: death toll reaches 2,000, Libya, the port of departure

August 5, 2015

The International Organization of Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that the number of illegal migrants who have died so far this year while trying to reach ... Read More

Over 400 Illegal Migrants Died Offshore Libya

April 15, 2015

Over 400 illegal migrants, who were trying to reach Italy, died last weekend when their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast. The Italian coastguards have ... Read More

Moroccan Migration Policy Praised by EU and UN

March 7, 2014

The United Nations has been informed that Morocco would brush up its migration policy so that about 40,000 currently illegal migrants are to be given ... Read More

International Organization for Migration (IOM) has set up an information website for migrants in Egypt

December 2, 2013

www.bosla-egypt.info is a project funded by the European Union and destined for North African governments rocked by the Arab Spring. It seeks to stabilize risk ... Read More

IOM Needs Funds for Sub-Saharans

October 3, 2012

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched an appeal to aid donors to raise $ 800,000 to enable the intergovernmental organization provide reintegration support ... Read More