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Engaging Border Communities of the Liptako-Gourma Region in Border Security and Management

As part of the implementation of the regional project "Engaging Border Communities of the Liptako-Gourma Region in Border Security and Management" funded by the US Department of State, an awareness raising tour was conducted by local authorities of the Gothèye Department from June 11 to 14, 2019 in 25 villages bordering Burkina Faso, reaching more than 2000 people.

The objective of this activity, supported by IOM's Border Management Unit (IBM), is to strengthen links between communities, authorities and the Defense and Security Forces (FDS) for inclusive and effective management of the conflict. border security
Local communities are committed to working with the authorities and FDS through the sharing of reliable, real-time information on suspicious activity, particularly through village prevention committees set up with support from IOM Niger.

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