Regional Integration

Contribution of migrants to the development of their country of origin;


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Migrants
Reintegration

Information, sensitization and research on the different aspects of international migration in West Africa;


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RCP in
West Africa

Intra-regional and inter-regional cooperation.


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Counter
Trafficking

Initiatives against trafficking in persons, which take place in the framework of regional political and legal declarations


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Mixed Migration Flows

Accelerating the regional integration process and addressing problematic migration issues in a regional forum


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Border Management

West Africa borders and ports are busy places with tens…


Labour Migration

The Free Movement and Migration (FMM) West Africa project…


Migration Data

Migration issues continue to occupy international news …


Mixed Migration

Mixed migration is an important feature of mobility in West Africa.


Return and Re-Integration

Migration is a paramount factor in the economic growth of West Africa…


Migration Information

The information displayed on this page represents the most recent DTM …


MIDWA

Our Strategy

MIDWA major aim is to facilitate the acceleration of the regional integration process and addressing problematic migration issues in a regional forum


DIALOGUE



MIGRATION DIALOGUE

MIDWA is the highest level of discussion on migration in West Africa, in addition to the yearly ECOWAS Head of Immigration meeting.


EXPERT MEETING

MIDWA was designed as a platform to encourage ECOWAS Member States to discuss in a regional context common migration issues and …


MIDWA EXPERT MEETINGS

MIDWA provides a forum for Member States to engage in dialogue, adoption of common positions and the search for effective solutions in the different areas of migration management


FACILITATION



MIDWA Ministerial Meeting

Regional Dialogues on migration such as MIDWA have paved the way for a global approach on migration such as most notably the Berne Initiative …


SECRETARIAT MEETINGS

MIDWA was specifically designed to encourage ECOWAS Member States to discuss common migration issues and concerns in a regional context for…


HEAD of IMIGRATION MEETINGS

Prominent amongst them were a series of expert meetings held between April and May 2017 to elaborate the new ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration …





In December 2000, the ECOWAS Commission in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) inaugurated a Regional Consultative Process (RCP) with the aim of accelerating the regional integration process and addressing problematic migration issues…


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MIDWA Secretariat

One of our activities at the secretariat is the preparation and validation of the Terms of Reference for all Institutions.


What We Are Doing

MIDWA SECRETARIAT ACTIVITIES


MIDWA Structure

MIDWA SECRETARIAT ACTIVITIES


MIDWA Organogram

MIDWA SECRETARIAT ACTIVITIES


MIDWA aims to promote and ensure a continuous dialogue by ECOWAS Member States on Free Movement and migration

― MIDWA Objectives ―

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MIDWA Secretariat

C/O Directorate of Free Movement
River Plaza and Mall
496 Abogo Largema Street.
Central Business District
Abuja

(234) 7057800118
info@midwa.int

FROM OUR ACTIVITIES

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MEMBER STATES


Benin


Benin

Benin


The Gambia

Benin


Liberia

Benin


Senegal

Burkina Faso


Burkina Faso

Guinea Bissau


Guinea Bissau

Sierra Leone


Sierra Leone

Mali


Mali

Niger


Niger

Ghana


Ghana

Cote D’Ivoire


Cote D’Ivoire

Togo


Togo

Cabo Verde


Cabo Verde

Guinea


Guinea

Nigeria


Nigeria


NON-MEMBER STATE

Mauritania


Mauritania





QUICK LINKS


ECOWAS
Rabat Process
IOM
AU
World Border Security Congress
KHARTOUM PROCESS
SWISS