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On 17 October, IOM Uganda Chief of Mission Ali Abdi was one of the key speakers at the National Symposium and Expo on Externalization of Labour in Kampala.
Kampala – IOM, the UN Migration Agency has launched a major messaging campaign focused on preventing violent extremism in the Ugandan capital Kampala, with officials urging young people to pursue their dreams with patience, determination and peace.
By Abubaker Mayemba
Canada’s Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed D Hussen, has hailed IOM as a key partner, and praised the UN Migration Agency’s global work.
Humanitarian Emergencies are Hard but the Work is Worth it – IOM Uganda Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Engineer
Peter Nzabanita is a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist with IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in Uganda. A father of a boy and two little girls, Peter has had to get used to being away from his family for long periods of time while overseeing work in Uganda’s refugee settlements hundreds of kilometres from their home.
Some of IOM Uganda’s Figures
Kampala city slums supported by the European Union Trust Fund
Female beneficiaries of IOM’s Counter-Trafficking and Voluntary Return initiatives
Applications processed by The Visa Application Centre over three years
Refugees resettled to third countries in 2016.
Migration Health Assessments conducted in 2016
Refugees and Ugandans benefitting from WASH interventions in West Nile