Facility on Sustainable and Dignified Return and Reintegration in support of the Khartoum Process


The project will facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration management through the development and implementation of rights-based, development-focused and sustainable return and reintegration policies and processes

Main objectives

1. To increase the capacities of partner countries and relevant stakeholders to develop or strengthen return and reintegration policies and processes, including identification and referral.
2. To facilitate safe, humane and dignified AVRR processes among partner countries.
3. To facilitate sustainable reintegration across three dimensions: successful economic reintegration and strengthened livelihoods; social and psycho-social reintegration and enhanced returnees’ rights and access to justice.

Adoption date
EUTF contribution
EUR 45 000 000
EUR 45 000 000
International Organization for Migration
Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia
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This action in numbers

Number of jobs created
Number of Institutions (National and local) and Non-State actors directly supported through capacity building on migration management
8 400
Number of migrants, or potential migrants, reached out by information campaign on migration and risks linked to irregular migration
10 500
Number of voluntary returns or humanitarian repatriation supported
Number of social infrastructure built or rehabilitated
Number of individuals trained on migration management
Number of strategies, policies and plans developed and / or directly supported
Number of planning, monitoring, learning, data-collection and analysis tools set up, implemented and / or strengthened
4 200
Number of returning migrants benefiting from reintegration assistance


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International Organization for Migration
EUR 25 000 000

News & Stories

NEWS | 27 April 2018

‘EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa’ - Kick-off Meeting in Somaliland

On 24 April 2018, the European Union (EU) funded "Reintegration Facility" project was kicked off in an event hosted by the Somaliland Government, the EU and IOM, the UN Migration Agency. The project activities will help migrants from Somaliland who have become stranded in African countries to return home voluntarily and reintegrate into...

Enregistrement des migrants volontaires au retourOIM
NEWS | 09 April 2018

Voluntary Humanitarian Returns from Libya Continue as Reintegration Efforts Step Up

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, announced on 13/03 that it has assisted 10,171 migrants to return home safely from Libya with support from the European Union, African Union, and the Libyan Government since the scale up of Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) from the country started on 28 November last year....

NEWS | 09 March 2018

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