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The family of Arii'ngole receiving sheep and goats from the Turkana boundary partners in Sies kraals, Dassenach Woreda. © Festus Lokwai, Program Officer SEEK II
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Promoting Peace: SEEK II Project’s Contribution to Cross-Border Harmony

As we commemorate International Peace Day, celebrated every 21st of September, we turn the spotlight on how the SEEK Project has played a pivotal role in fostering peace and harmony in cross-border regions.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaEthiopiaKenya
Thematic
Improved governance and conflict prevention
Partner
PACTStrategies for Northern Development
AHTCPU is equipped with a forensic lab which focuses on the triage of seized devices to quickly identify victims and evidence
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Kenya: A specialised unit investigates crimes affecting children

In Kenya, the national Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Protection Unit (AHTCPU) rescues approximately 300 children every year from the clutches of human trafficking.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaKenya
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
GIZ
Veronica Mwangi (right), Deputy Director of KNCHR, and her staff are lobbying for reforms to protect migrant rights in Kenya
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Kenya: Protecting and promoting human rights for every person

Alone in a foreign country, migrants face myriad challenges such as the lack of family support, language barriers and missing access to information and services.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaKenya
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
GIZ
EU IOM JI Arzouma's story
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Arzouma’s successful return story

Arzouma returned from Algeria four years ago.

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSomaliaSouth SudanLibyaGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for MigrationUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
EU-IOM JI 5 years anniversary_Daouda story
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EU-IOM Joint Initiative marks five years of supporting migrants and their communities across Africa

15 December 2021— Daouda is one of the 166 Nigerien migrants who returned from Tripoli to Niamey on a charter flight organised by the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in February 2020.

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSomaliaSouth SudanLibyaGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for Migration
EU-IOM Joint Initiative: Habi story
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Habi’s return and reintegration story

Habi thought that she could easily earn money working as a maid in Libya and come back to Nigeria to take care of her children with some savings.

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSomaliaSouth SudanGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for MigrationUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
REG-REG-04_EU-IOM_GH_Faustina success story
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EUTF Success stories: Faustina

Faustina decided to leave Ghana for Libya to look for greener pastures.

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSomaliaSouth SudanLibyaGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for MigrationUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
EU-IOM JI SEED Project Playground
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Playground – Empowering young people in Ghana to build their dreams

On 2 July 2021, in Jamestown, Accra, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana, theSports for Education and Economic Development (SEED) Projectand DUNK Grassroots, together with some 200 youth, inaugurated...

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSomaliaSouth SudanLibyaGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for Migration
EU-IOM Initiative: Histoire Zouberou
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Son rêve devenu cauchemar en Libye, Zouberou reconstruit au Cameroun et se relance dans la couture

Zouberou a 34 ans et il est parti du Cameroun en 2014 en laissant sa femme et ses deux filles en quête d’une vie meilleure.

Region and Country
UgandaEthiopiaEritreaDjiboutiKenyaSudanTanzaniaSouth SudanLibyaGuinéeGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalTchadThe GambiaMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNigeriaNiger
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
International Organization for Migration