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October 18, 2017

The FMM West Africa Project Carries organises joint trainings on labour migration

From 17-20 October, ICMPD is organising a joint training session on labour market insertion of young Malian graduates, return migrants, international migrants and internally displaced as well as on labour...
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October 5, 2017

Training Workshop on Investigative Journalism on Free Movement & Migration Opens in Accra

Within the FMM West Africa project ‘Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa’, jointly funded by the European Union and ECOWAS Commission, Media Response a Ghana...
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September 27, 2017

A National Labour Migration Policy for Sierra Leone

While Sierra Leone has largely been a country of emigration, it also serves as a host country for migrants, with the majority of migrants living in Sierra Leone from other...
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September 27, 2017

Pre-validation of the Labour Migration Strategy in Togo and Drafting Session of the Labour Migration Strategy’s Action Plan

On 25 September and within the framework of the DDF Togo Action on Labour Migration, ICMPD is organising the pre-validation session of the Togolese Labour Migration Strategy at the Hotel...
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September 20, 2017

ECOWAS AND GHANAIAN AUTHORITIES LAUNCH THE NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE

REGIONAL MONITORING MECHANISM FOR THE FREE MOVEMENT OF INTER-STATE PASSENGER VEHICLES, PERSONS AND GOODS WITHIN ECOWAS ECOWAS AND GHANAIAN AUTHORITIES LAUNCH THE NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE IN GHANA From 18 to...
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September 14, 2017

Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) 2017 STEERING COMMITTEE & MINISTERIAL MEETINGS

Accra – From 12 – 14 September 2017 the Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) meeting took place in Accra, Ghana. High level experts and government officials from ECOWAS member...
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August 4, 2017

ECOWAS Heads of Immigration Meeting

ECOWAS and the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) are co-hosting the upcoming ECOWAS Heads of Immigration (HoI) meeting. The meeting will take place in Abuja from 3rd -4th August and is supported by the Support to Free Movement of Persons & Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa) project.
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August 2, 2017

Gambia strengthens the capacity of national actors on ECOWAS Regional Guidelines on migration data collection and management

IOM and the government of The Gambia are organizing a three-day national level training on ECOWAS regional guidelines on migration data collection and management. This national level training is part of a series of trainings, following the Regional Training of Trainers (ToTs) that took place in May 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria.
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July 26, 2017

Togo invests in its labour migratoin

Within the framework of DDF Action, a 5 day workshop on Strategic Planning and finalization of the Togo Labour Migration Strategy is scheduled to hold on 24-28 July, 2017 at...
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July 12, 2017

FMM and Mali are developing a new labour market information system on migration

From 3-7 July, ICMPD organised an information-gathering mission in Bamako, Mali to support the development of the Assessment Study on the implementation of an upgraded labour market information system in Mali including labour migration, through the Demand-Driven Facility (DDF) of the FMM West Africa project.
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