Mayors every day face challenges in welcoming men, women and children from every corner of the globe. They are leaders not only in putting new ideas into practice. They lead, too, by exhibiting patience and compassion as neighborhoods change and municipal budgets get pounded.
With the assistance of IOM, 384 stranded migrants have been able to return home during the past two weeks.
Clarissa Azkoul, IOM Deputy Chief of Cabinet at the international level, visited the country from June 12 to 16, 2017.
Armstrong (pictured above) is among them. He chose to return from Libya on an IOM Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) hartered flight, along with some 250 other stranded Nigerian migrants, in May.
As part of the Cross Border Peace and Cooperation (CBPC) Project funded by the European Union, IOM Sudan supported the production of mobile theatrical drama performances in six localities in South and East Darfur complementing other sustainable interventions implemented under the project.
Project in teaching documentary filmmaking which targets migrants, refugees, displaced populations and communities in Yemen. The project will conclude with two films produced by the trainees and will be displaced in the cinema of Magical City of Sana'a and online.
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The world is facing unprecedented levels of human mobility. More persons than ever before live in a country other than the one where they were born. Within this context, the number of migrants is growing faster than the world population.
IOM has launched an online consular service to make the consular process easier to access and navigate for vulnerable migrants hoping to return home.
IOM has now provided transport and pre‐departure medical checks for over 91,000 South Sudanese arriving in Ethiopia through the country’s Pagak and Akobo‐Tergol border crossing points since January 11th.
“Everybody has come through her door, [staying at] her apartment while they established themselves in the U.S. and that would not have happened had she not come here,” Torres recalls about his family members who rejoined his mother in the United States.