106th IOM COUNCIL - 26th Nov 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.

High-level Panel Discussion on Migration, human mobility and global health: a matter for diplomacy and intersectional partnership.

Amb. William Lacy Swing, Director General, International Organization for Migration


Report of Director-General, Ambassador William Lacy Swing, presented at IOM's 106th Session of Council, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Nile TV International talks to Carmela Godeau, IOM’s Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa about the Mediterranean migrant crisis.


Istabul - Speaking at the Global Form on Migration and Development (GFMD) on Thursday, William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said: “Everybody is very conscient that countries which are generally hosting these refugees and migrants need to be supported both morally and financially."


Interview on Rights of Migrants, Positive impacts of migrants for economic and social growth of society. 
William Lacy Swing, Director General, International Organisation of Migration(IOM)


Awards Ceremony


European leaders are meeting in Brussels to work on a unified response to the migrant crisis. Hari Sreenivasan talks to William Swing of the International Organization for Migration and European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan about the contentious negotiations and the enormous challenge ahead.

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Joel Millman of the International Organization for Migration discusses Europe's growing migrant crisis with CNN.


NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Peter Van der Auweraert, senior regional expert on on humanitarian assistance at the International Organization for Migration, about the new options to get across Europe.


This week the episode touches on one of the biggest problems in the world today - migration.