Who we are
WHO WE AREThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) is part of the United Nations System as the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, with 175 member states and a presence in 171 countries.
Our WorkAs the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration, IOM plays a key role to support the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through different areas of intervention that connect both humanitarian assistance and sustainable development.
- Where we work
- Take Action
- Data and Research
- 2030 Agenda
The Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is elected by the Council for a five-year term. The IOM Director General, Amy E. Pope, exercises constitutional authority to manage the Organization and carry out activities within its mandate by formulating coherent policies and ensuring that programme development is consistent with strategic priorities. The Director General appoints two Deputy Directors General and a Chief of Staff for the duration of their term: the Deputy Director General for Operations, the Deputy Director General for Management and Reform, and the Director General’s Executive Office managed by the Chief of Staff.