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
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- Data and Research
- 2030 Agenda
Facts and Figures
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) serves the needs of an estimated 281 million migrants worldwide, in addition to the uncounted hundreds of thousands of people who cross borders irregularly each year, including those who may have been trafficked. Additionally, Member States have called upon IOM to support a significant proportion of the estimated 71.1 million internally displaced persons across the world (IDMC, GRID 2023). The IOM Annual Report 2022 offers an overview and key data about the work and impact of the Organization.