Endingthescourge of irregular immigration is the struggle between the Ministry of African Integration and the Ivorians in the Diaspora.
Recently an information campaign at Sofitel Hotel Ivoire was organized to dissuade and sensitize potential migrants to the risks associated with illegal movements.
Today, more than 4,000 Ivorians die at sea and in the desert.A very overwhelming and alarming figure.
Côte d’Ivoire 3 rd country providing migrants
According to Claus Bernard Auer, German Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Eburnée land is the 3rd largest supplier of migrants after Nigeria and Guinea.
He announced that 12,000 migrants came from Côte d’Ivoire out of 180,000 registered in 2016. And that more than 4,000 people lost their lives during the voyage, either crossing the sea or crossing the desert.
“It is therefore uninformed people who embark on a dangerous journey at the risk of their lives.And even when they arrive in Europe, they live a life of misery because an illegal migrant from Africa has no chance of building a life in Europe, “he said.
The German diplomat has pledged to fight, alongside the International Organization of Migration (OIM), represented by Mrs. Vijaya Souri, and the Ivorian government, this phenomenon which he described as inhuman.
As for the Minister of African Integration and the Ivorians of the Diaspora, Ally Coulibaly, he said he did not understand the choice of young Ivorians to venture by taking so many risks while “Côte d’Ivoire has become again Attractive and enjoys the confidence of the international community “.
Ongoing, he called for the awareness-raising campaign to be accompanied by a merciless battle against the criminal networks of smugglers.
300 million FCFA is the amount disbursed by Germany to accompany Côte d’Ivoire in this fight started a few years ago to reduce the migratory pressure at the root.