The Office of Partnerships, Advocacy and Communications (OPAC) supports the implementation of IOM’s strategy and vision by mobilizing resources, engaging partners, influencing policies and raising awareness of the global migration dynamics.

The OPAC Pillar has three main objectives:

  • To secure predictable funding for IOM to implement its Strategic Plan and enhance IOM's reputation and credibility as the leading organization on migration fostering impactful partnerships, innovation, and efficiency through evidence-based communication.
  • To advocate for the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration with all its partners and member states.
  • To amplify the voices and stories of migrants, communities and countries.

This office comprises:

  • Media and Communications
  • Member States Relations and Resource Mobilization
  • United Nations Network on Migration Secretariat
  • IOM Office to the United Nations in New York
  • Partnerships
  • Private Sector Partnerships

The partnerships team also hosts the Migrant Advisory Board.