Facts and Figures
Population (2020)
3 million
Net Migration Rate (2021)
-4.6 migrants/ 1,000 population
USD 1.6 billion

The Republic of Armenia joined IOM as a Member State in 1993. IOM activities in the country are grounded on a number of official documents signed with the Government of Armenia, including the Cooperation Agreement on Privileges and Immunities (1994) and Memorandum of Understanding (2001).

The IOM office in Yerevan was opened in 1993. The Organization's objectives in Armenia are:

  • To assist the State of Armenia in achieving border management practices that strike the right balance between control and facilitation and are consistent with best international standards.
  • To reduce and prevent the trafficking and smuggling of persons.
  • To enhance the self-sufficiency and integration of returnees, trafficked victims, refugees, internally displaced and low income persons.
  • To assist the Government in labour migration management.
  • To enhance the capacity of national NGOs to address migration issues.
  • To revitalize and develop rural communities.
Career opportunities

Being a member of the IOM team requires the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. As an international organization with a global mandate, IOM also aims to maintain an equitable geographical balance among its staff. As such, its recruitment efforts target, but are not necessarily limited to, nationals of its Member States. IOM is an equal opportunity employer and seeks committed professionals with a wide variety of skills in the field of migration. IOM staff work in multi-cultural environments, in which diversity and cultural sensitivity are valued.

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Contact information

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
14 Petros Adamyan
UN Building

Tel: +374 10 585 692, +374 10 525 692
Fax: +374 10 543 365
Email: IOMArmenia@iom.int