Visit of the President of the Italian Council S.E Giuseppe Conte to Niamey

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Giuseppe Conte, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic arrived in Niamey for a working visit. After talks with the Head of State HE Issoufou Mahamadou, Italian Council President S.E Giuseppe Conte made several visits to Niamey, including  the IOM transit center for migrants.

Mr. Conte was welcomed by both the Nigerian authorities and MoI Mohamed Bazoum, and by IOM staff, including RMO Victoria Danfa and IOM MRRM Program Officer Livia Manente, who provided insight on IOM’s activities in the field. Afterwards, he listened to testimonials from migrants who shared their personal experiences on this dangerous migratory route.

IOM Migration Centers in Niger are supported by the European Union in Niger under the Migrant Resource and Response Mechanism (MRRM).

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