On 24 March 2017, IOM handed over furniture and equipment as well as secondment support to the Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Secretariat of the Ministry of Home Affairs in Zimbabwe.
During a brief visit in Washington, D.C., on July 24-25, IOM's Director General, William Lacy Swing discussed increased opportunities for cooperation in the field of migration with the World Bank's new CEO, Kristalina Georgieva.
Italy and IOM Sign Agreement to Foster Economic and Social Opportunities for Women Eritrean Refugees
Italy and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed today an agreement on a project entitled “Economic and Social Opportunities for Female Eritrean Refugees in Hitsat and Shimelba Camps and Ethiopian Women of Host Communities” (ESOFEE).
IOM Djibouti organized a 3 day training session from the 19th till the 21st of June for senior immigration officers from Djibouti and Somaliland on the IOM border management system MIDAS.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) held a project launch ceremony on Wednesday, 5 July 2017 to mark the start of operations of a project focusing on meeting emergency needs for shelter and non-food items (NFIs) in Somalia. The project will be implemented through a USD 1 million donation from the...
Water is extracted from the ground in many of the places where refugees and internally displaced persons live. Fuel generators tend to be the main source of energy powering the process, but they are expensive to run. In Ethiopia alone, there are approximately 140 generators at the refugee camp...
Over 100 micro-entrepreneurs, representing a variety of business spheres from different regions of Ukraine, gathered in Kyiv on 24 June 2017 for the BizFair – Business Fair & Forum – an event organized by IOM and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
UN Migration Agency marks the World Day against Trafficking in Persons with two events in Cairo. Read the press release here.
Since 2011, IOM Yemen has been actively supporting the health sector in the country. In the past six years, IOM provided direct health support to more than 600,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other conflict-affected Yemenis, as well as 120,000 migrants, in 12 governorates of Yemen....
Integrated Reparations, Coexistence, and Peace initiative benefits 35,000 victims of the conflict in Colombia
May 9th two GOC agencies, the Victims Unit and the High Commission for Post-Conflict, as well as IOM and UNFPA, implemented the strategy “Integrated Reparations, Coexistence, and Peace.”
Growing up poor in West Africa, thirteen-year-old Jonathan* fantasied about bringing his family to Italy. He dreamt of becoming a professional football player, earning a lot of money and eventually having enough to bring them all to Europe.