1970s

1971 ICEM starts providing resettlement assistance to Jewish refugees from the Soviet Union.

ICEM assists UNHCR in the resettlement of 130,000 refugees from Bangladesh and Nepal to Pakistan.

1972 ICEM assists in the evacuation and resettlement of Asians from Uganda.
1973 A special Resettlement Programme helps over 31,000 Chileans resettle in 50 countries.

2 million migrants directly assisted by ICEM.

1974 ICEM becomes a forum for international discussion and exchange of experience amongst governments and other organizations on migration issues.

ICEM launches Return of Talent Programme for Latin Americans residing abroad.

1975 ICEM initiates a resettlement programme for Indo-Chinese refugees and displaced persons.