IOM is currently in the process of providing human rights trainings in five detention centres, the first trainings inside detention centres since 2014.
United Nations officials are mentoring Libyan coastal guards regularly engaged in risky search-and-rescue missions at sea. In the process, they are arming them with greater awareness of how to deal with migrants and refugees, some of the most vulnerable of whom are women.
Tripoli - The President of the Presidential Council of Libya HE Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with Ms Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator (UNSMIL) for Libya, in Tripoli, who handed over titles for ten ambulances for Sirte.
Tunis - UNFPA, United Nations Population in collaboration with UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the Peacebuilding Support Office organized a consultation on Youth, Peace and Security in Hammamet, Tunisia from March 30th to April 1st 2017.
Libya - IOM’s DTM Libya program wrapped up two coordination meetings in Tunis on the 27 and 28 March for its Mobility Tracking and Flow Monitoring data collection teams. These were the latest in a series of activities and publications from the program in the last two weeks.
Tunis, 30-31 March 2017 – The fifth meeting of the Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum concluded today, bringing together Libyan academics, policy makers, prominent experts, entrepreneurs from across Libya, including members of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the international comm
Libya - On 7 March, IOM helped 171 stranded Nigerian migrants – 76 men and 95 women – to return home from Libya by air. Two days later, on 9 March, IOM assisted another 141 stranded Gambians – all men – to return home to Banjul.