News

  • International Albinism Awareness Day / Dia Internacional da Consciência do Albinismo 2018

    This year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN on 10 December 1948. In light of the fundamental pledge made in 2015 by all member states of the United Nations to leave no one behind, starting with the furthest behind first, it is essential for all stakeholders to support persons with albinism in their quest for the enjoyment of their human rights. (Portuguese version follows)

  • Celebra-se o Dia Mundial Contra o Tráfico de Pessoas. O que é que precisamos saber?

    Estima-se que milhares de pessoas são actualmente vítimas de tráfico. É quase impossível pensar que cada um desses números representa um sere humano, e assim este problema pode parecer insuperável. Mas não é. Neste Dia Mundial Contra o Tráfico de Pessoas devemos acreditar não somente que podemos fazer algo, mas também devemos dar passos significativos para eliminar este problema.

  • Results of the Healthy Easter Campaign 2017

    Throughout two weeks from April 10th to 21st 2017, IOM Mozambique targeted mine workers returning to Gaza for the holiday season, as well as their families and migrant-affected communities.

    One of our main aims was to raise awareness and encourage voluntary testing of HIV and TB screening for early detection and referral to medical services – whenever necessary. 

  • Results of the Healthy Holidays Campaign 2016-17

     

    Throughout three weeks from December 19th 2016 to January 5th 2017, IOM Mozambique targeted mine workers returning to Gaza for the holiday season, as well as their families and migrant-affected communities.

    One of our main aims was to raise awareness and encourage voluntary testing of HIV and TB screening for early detection and referral to medical services – whenever necessary – and we reached the largest number of beneficiaries in a single campaign so far, with our new partnerships and services provided.

  • Newsletter November 2016

    The past months have been full of events: awareness campaigns on water saving and the distribution of water and NFI during the dry season; capacity building of the change agents of Pfuneka Project - our community health project in Ressano Garcia; IOM Counter Trafficking (CT) and Mixed Migration trainings to help increase government capacity to implement its CT legal framework; capacity-building of civil servants for the Descentralization Response for Emergencies; active participation in MIDSA Botswana to improve migration governance in the SADC, and our continuing capacity-building in CCCM.

  • Juntem-se a Nós na Campanha de Poupança de Água

    Moçambique está a ser assolado por uma seca causada pelo fenômeno El Nino, como forma de resposta a seca, inicialmente procedemos  a distribuição de produtos não alimentares para sete localidades do distrito de Moamba em Maputo. O objectivo dessa actividade foi auxiliar as populações a transporter e guardar água em melhores condições.

     

  • Celebration of World Day Against Trafficking Persons: more than 300 people, including children join in the launching campaign under the slogan "Stop Human Trafficking" in the town of Chokwe

    As part of the celebration of World Day Against Trafficking Persons, which is celebrated on 30 July the Attorney General's Office, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Save the Children join forces to carry out an awareness campaign for the prevention of human trafficking and promoting the rights of migrants.

  • IOM Becomes a Related Organization to the UN

    Member States of the United Nations (UN), through the General Assembly, today unanimously adopted a resolution approving the Agreement to make the International Organization for Migration (IOM) a Related Organization of the UN. The Agreement outlines a closer relationship between IOM and the UN to strengthen the cooperation and enhance their ability to fulfill their respective mandates in the interest of migrants and Member States. Through the Agreement, the UN recognizes IOM as an indispensable actor in the field of human mobility.

  • IOM supports water saving campaign in Mozambique and Diaspora Engagement Initiative for Mozambique

    In the links below see what the media reports about the support provided by IOM in the water saving campaign in Mozambique and Diaspora Engagement Initiative for Mozambique

     

    IOM supports water saving campaign in Mozambique

    http://www.jornalnoticias.co.mz/index.php/sociedade/58992-ofensiva-educa-sobre-conservacao-da-agua

     

    IOM supports water saving campaign in Mozambique

  • IOM Supports Diaspora Engagement Initiative for Mozambique

    IOM and the National Institute of Mozambique Communities in the Diaspora (INACE) last week held a two-day forum to engage relevant government ministries and the diaspora to define concrete ways in which the diaspora can participate actively in the social, economic and cultural development of Mozambique.