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Adoption date 15/05/2017

Strengthening the management and governance of migration and the sustainable reintegration of returning migrants in Nigeria

The overall objective of the proposed action is to contribute to strengthening the governance of migration in Nigeria and sustainable reintegration of returning migrants. The proposed action will focus on (i) enhancing the governance of migration and migration data collection and dissemination including data on return and reintegration through the implementation of key policy activities; (ii) strengthening sustainable reintegration of 3 800 returning migrants by supporting the government of Nigeria to improve and scale-up the provision and support for return and reintegration, including vulnerable migrants and victims of trafficking; (iii) increasing awareness of 200 communities in high migration areas on the consequences and viable alternatives to irregular migration & support migrants and their communities to have access to accurate information to support informed and safe migration and community cohesion; and (iv) strengthening the capacities of the government in the implementation of a national labour migration policy action plan.

Main objectives

The overall objective of the proposed action will be to contribute to the strengthening of a sustainable reintegration system in Nigeria.

1. To support Nigeria to scale up the provision of reintegration assistance.
2. To support the government of Nigeria to enhance national structures and capacities to manage return and reintegration in a sustainable and dignified manner.
3. To increase information and awareness among potential migrants on the consequences of irregular migration and the opportunities for regular migration

EUTF contribution

  • EUR 15 500 000

Location

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This action in numbers

9 924
Number of migrants, or potential migrants, reached out by information campaign on migration and risks linked to irregular migration
9 335
Number of voluntary returns or humanitarian repatriation supported
1
Number of social infrastructure built or rehabilitated
5
Number of early warning systems on migration flows created
63
Number of activities/events explicitly dedicated to raising awareness and sensitivity of general public regarding migration
14 848
Number of returning migrants benefiting from reintegration assistance

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