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IOM , EU  conduct training workshops for return migrants in Darfur

 

September 13, 2021 (Nyala) The International Organization for Migration and the European Union in Sudan started a vocational training project for 200 young migrants to protect and integrate them into their communities in South Darfur.

 

However ,the three-month-long  training workshop which is jointly conducted by IOM , EU and university of Nyala will  enable young people to get opportunities in the labor market.

The Director of the International Organization for Migration, Catherine Norting, said the project began in Sudan  2016,targeting  26 African countries  , explaining that the European Union adopted support for this project after scientific studies proved that returnees from migration to their communities are experiencing economic, social and psychological conditions.

Catherine Norting stated that the project aims to train young people in the crafts of carpentry, mechanics, electricity, knitting and embroidery, and maintenance of household appliances and equipment, which studies have shown that the labor market in Nyala, the state capital, needs it greatly.

Catherine said that the International Organization for Migration is in the process of implementing a waste management and environmental sanitation project in the city of Nyala, in coordination with the state’s Ministry of Health.

While the representative of the Government of South Darfur, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, Dr. Karam El-Din Adam, said that this project serves the objectives of the Sudanese government by returning and employing the human resources that left Sudan.

For his part, the Dean of the Nyala Technical College, Dr. Adam Mohamed Abdel Rahman, called on the International Organization for Migration and its partners to provide work aids for young people to enable them  enter the labor market, noting the good capabilities of the Nyala Technical College to empower young people with work skills, through its available laboratories, workshops and cadres.

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