IOM's Director General, William Lacy Swing, joined this year's Annual Meetings co-hosted by the World Bank and the IMF from October 9-15 in Washington, D.C. During a panel discussion on migration and remittances, Amb. Swing emphasized the importance of having reintegration strategies for...
In the aftermath of weeks of conflict in the Libyan coastal city of Sabratha, IOM is providing support to more than 14,000 migrants, previously held in numerous informal detention centres and camps and now transferred to Zwara and an assembly point in Sabratha.
UN Migration Agency, Ethiopian Airlines Sign Agreement to Better Help Migrants, Refugees Transiting through Addis Ababa
To better facilitate refugee resettlement, as well as assisted voluntary return, to African countries through Addis Ababa, IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, signed a cooperation agreement with Ethiopian Airlines on 22 September 2017.
Hamadi, originally from a village 25 kilometers away from Kaédi, Gorgol’s capital, a region located in southern Mauritania, has been through a particular journey.
IOM Greece in cooperation with the Ministry of Migration Policy proudly presented the “Migration legal guide for practitioners in Greece” under the programme “Emergency Support to Assist Most Vulnerable Migrants Stranded in Greece”.
Djibouti held the National Consultation for the Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration at the "Instiut d'Etudes Diplomatiques" in Djibouti city on Sunday, September 24th, 2017.
As famine and cholera threaten to engulf Yemen in vast humanitarian crisis, William Lacy Swing, head of the UN Migration Agency on a visit to the country today urged the authorities to permit an urgent expansion of humanitarian access in order to save lives.
Ambassador Laura Thompson visited Chile in the frame work of the First Regional Meeting in Preparation for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration, which was held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Ministry of Planning and IOM have organized a one day workshop in Tunis with participation of seven different ministries and representatives from the Prime ministry on establishing a Migration Working Group within the international cooperation framework with Libya.
Over Three Hundred and Sixty Sudanese Government Officials Trained on Migration Management and Development
IOM understands the importance of government ownership and structures that can improve migration governance and development among all its member states. For the past 16 years, IOM has partnered with the Government of Sudan (GoS) in various ways.
"These children have been deprived of part of their childhood because of the ongoing violence.
From September 18 – 23, Colombians and foreigners made their mark in the celebration of the Second International Week of Migrations
The Second International Week of Migrations, “Leaving a Mark,” was held in in the city of Bogotá September 18-23. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Relations, Colombia Migration, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and sought to highlight the importance of...