IOM's voluntary return and reintegration programme for irregular
migrants stranded in Libya en route to Europe will likely be cut
due to a lack of funding, despite increased demand for its
An international seminar on the role of the clergy in supporting
vulnerable migrants, organized by IOM's missions in Rome and
Tripoli and the NGO World Islamic Call Society (WICS), will take
place in the Libyan capital today.
IOM is seeking EUR 1,250,000 to continue providing humanitarian
assistance to thousands of stranded migrants in the Libyan Arab
A centre to provide humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants
stranded in Libya will officially open tomorrow, 12 March in
With many tens of thousands of migrants stranded in Libya without
the means to return home, IOM is making an urgent appeal for three
million Euros to assist 2,000 of the migrants next year alone.
IOM, in partnership with the Libyan Ministry of Interior, the
Waatasimu Charity Association and the United States Embassy in
Tripoli, is carrying out two follow-up human trafficking awareness
workshops for 50 law enforcement officials and members of charity
Fifteen Malian migrants rescued at sea in mid-June by a Spanish
fishing vessel will be flying home tomorrow after the Libyan
government asked IOM to assist them in returning to their home
IOM and the Italian government are providing training to law
enforcers and officials from Libya and Niger as part of a programme
to improve migration management in the two countries. The training
is an important marker in the involvement of origin, transit and
Ministers and representatives from 25 EU and 53 African States, as
well as regional and international organizations, are meeting on
22-23 November in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
The event, hosted by the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab
A technical workshop for some 70 senior police officials and
representatives from the Ministry of Justice and the Prime
Minister's office, organized by IOM and the Libyan Ministry of
Interior, took place on 13th and 14th September in Tripoli.