Governments

IOM membership is comprised of 165 Member States and 8 Observer States. IOM works closely with governments in promoting migration management that ensures humane and orderly migration that is beneficial to migrants and societies.

Partnerships exist in several key areas between IOM and governments in Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania. The total number of active IOM projects in various countries across the world was over 2,400 in 2014.

IOM works closely with governments to enhance international cooperation in the following fora: