Orderly migration requires a united 'amalgam of forces


During the 107th Council of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) the Holy See delivered their intervention. This is the response to their intervention by the Director General of the IOM


This video series features interviews with senior leaders in the humanitarian field, in view of capturing best practices from field operations. In this video, Ambassador and Director General of IOM, William Lacy Swing, talks about his experience in leading efforts to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse by humanitarians and peacekeepers. For more, visit


The proliferation of international crises has created a situation in which the disparate and the destitute around the world have to compete for a dwindling supply of aid. With empathy in deficit and misery in overload, where will this battle for survival leave us? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration.


Ambassador William Lacy Swing, Director General for International Organization for Migration highlights the positive impacts of migration and the importance of ensuring that migrants are at the forefront of the discussions during the first ever World Humanitarian Summit to be held on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.


During an official visit to Homs, #Syria, our Director General William L. Swing commented: "It is inspiring that people have the courage to start their lives again amidst all the devastation that they have suffered and all the devastation around them".


William Lacy Swing, Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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Director-General William Lacy Swing of the IOM discusses how policies are changing in the face of mass migration.


MOYEN-ORIENT Des centaines de fonctionnaires s'activent sur le terrain en Jordanie pour sélectionner les réfugiés syriens. Marie-Eve Bédard et Sylvain Castonguay nous décrivent les coulisses de ce projet de réinstallation de réfugiés.


IOM Director General William Lacy Swing welcomed the resettlement programme when he spoke to CBC’s “Power & Politics” programme on Tuesday (8/12) during an official visit to Ottawa.