IOM’s Emiliana Musrasrik spoke with ABC Radio Australia about the two PNG men lost at sea who will head home through IOM’s support. Radio Australia
The international community must change its attitude on migration and outdated policies, the Director General of the International Organization for Migration to
Some 360 migrants from an abandoned ship have arrived at the southern Italian port of Corigliano Calabro. Women and children were among those on board the Ezadeen, which had been left to drift without fuel or electricity. Six coastguard officers had to be lowered onto the deck of the vessel for the rescue. The Ezadeen was towed 40 kilometres to the coast by the Italian navy. RFI’s Daniel Finnan spoke to Leonard Doyle, spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration.
Ambassador William Lacy Swing of the United States is now on his second five-year term as Director General of the Interna- tional Organization for Migration (IOM). He was re-elected on 14 June 2013 by IOM’s governing body to the post that he has held since October 2008.
Italy winds down search and rescue operations as Europe begins limited maritime border patrols.
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing delivers his message for the participants of the International Symposium on Counter-Trafficking held in Korea last June 2014.
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 5 July: Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM), together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), has invited Ministers of Health from Southern Africa, Asia and other malaria-endemic regions, as well as the private sector to discuss the impact of migration on malaria control and elimination and address jointly the challenge of providing adequate health services to cross-border, mobile and migrant communities.
Chief of Mission of International Organization for Migration (IOM) Iman Ereiqat held a reception at the UN Headquarters located in Mishref in the presnece of Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM) H.E/ Ambassador William Lacy Swing. Swing addressed the guests about issues pertaining to the Syrian crisis and the generous funding of His Highness the Emir SHeikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
IOM Director-General Swing joins the conversation on #freedom2014 and talks about desperation migration on BBC World News Service.