Migration Data

MIGRATION DATA

Getting the facts right

To develop an efficient free movement policy, reliable and comparable data on migration are needed. Strengthening the collection and analysis of migration-relevant data is therefore a priority for FMM West Africa.

Border Management

BORDER MANAGEMENT

Promoting safe and secure regional mobility

Moving freely and establishing oneself in a non-native country of the region still pose challenges to most West Africans. FMM West Africa supports ECOWAS to address these challenges by strengthening its capacities in immigration and border management

Migration Policy

MIGRATION POLICY

Policy is the cornerstone of effective migration management

Promoting policy coherence amongst ECOWAS Member States contributes to mutually beneficial intra-regional cooperation in migration management. FMM West Africa therefore supports the preparation and adoption of regional and national migration policies.

Labour Migration

LABOUR MIGRATION

Working together makes us stronger

Enhancing the governance of labour and skills mobility, improving migrant’s rights protection and facilitating the regional tripartite dialogue on labour migration, are FMM West Africa’s priorities on labour migration.

Counter Trafficking

COUNTER-TRAFFICKING

Persons are not for sale

The ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration states that combating human trafficking is a moral and humanitarian imperative.  FMM West Africa supports ECOWAS in the development, promotion and implementation of its counter trafficking policies and action plan.

International Dialogue

INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE

Together we are stronger

The Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) is designed to encourage the ECOWAS Member States to discuss common migration issues and concerns in a regional context for which immediate solutions may not be forthcoming on a national level.

Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA)

MIGRATION DIALOGUE FOR WEST AFRICA

Together we are stronger

The Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) is designed to encourage the ECOWAS Member States to discuss common migration issues and concerns in a regional context for which immediate solutions may not be forthcoming on a national level.

DEMAND DRIVEN FACILITY

Addressing Instituional Gaps

The Demand Driven Facility for National Institutions (DDF) addresses existing institutional gaps and migration capacity building needs in ECOWAS Member Stats and Mauritania

The Fund for Non-State Actors

NON-STATE ACTORS FUND

Funds to Strengthen Capacity

The Non-State Actors (NSA) Fund seeks to strengthen the capacities of NSAs to promote and protect the rights of migrants and cross-border populations in West Africa