We thank our partners in various Government Departments and Ministries, Local Authorities, the United Nations system in Zambia, and Civil Society Organizations for their continued support. We are also grateful to the financial contributions of our Cooperating Partners, without whom the interventions would not have been possible.
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in partnership with the Government of Zambia and Save the Children hosted the first ever Tripartite Cross Border Meeting on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and HIV Knows No Borders project from 2nd to 3rd November 2017 in Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia.
2017 saw a steep increase in asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who are fleeing into Zambia.
- Official Launch of Communications Strategy on Mixed and Irregular Migration and campaign roll-out (first quarter of 2018)
- Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Sesheke Safe Shelter for Vulnerable Migrants (January 2018)
While the world’s attention is drawn to the plight of migrants and refugees and Asia and Africa, a small but significant number of irregular migrants continue to arrive in central European countries like Bosnia and Herzegovina, placing huge strains on local authorities.