The war in Somalia affected the growth and popularity of the local arts and cultural practices. To revive that, IOM is working with Radio Dalsan in Mogadishu and Middle Shabelle to engage the youth in different artistic activities.
In the framework of the project “Support to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Kosovo” (MSME Grants), funded by the European Union Office in Kosovo* and the Ministry of Trade & Industry, IOM recently awarded nearly 3 million euros to local businesses with the purpose to improve their...
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step: Fawziya Hussein’s* journey from Mogadishu to Eastleigh
Kenya is home to a large population of migrants. This is as a result of political instability and strife as well as natural disasters that plague its neighboring countries, forcing many to flee and seek refuge in Kenya.
The Colombian government, through the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace, has opened a virtual course called Learn about the Peace Process.
With 3.2% of the world’s population identified as migrants and over one billion people on the move, the relevance of humane and orderly migration is more urgent than ever before.
The civil war in Somalia destroyed key public infrastructure facilities such as sport and recreation centers. Without these centers, the youth did not have safe spaces to meet and engage each other.
IOM has supported nearly 15,500 families affected by floods in 2012 to build back safer in northern Sindh province, Pakistan
Preparedness planning for the 2015 monsoon season is underway, with government and humanitarian actors working to ensure maximum readiness in light of recurrent flooding in past years.
Consolidating facilitated labour mobility schemes for the benefits of Canada, Mauritius, labour migrants and members of Mauritian diaspora
“Since 2012 we have supported nearly 60 victims of human trafficking abroad and the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs with IOM, have implemented the communication campaign
“Working together for a chain reaction against trafficking in persons", expressed President
In January this year heavy rains throughout central and northern Mozambique led to major flooding, affecting an estimated 160,000 individuals and causing widespread displacement.
On 16 June 2014, IOM staff in Ghana gathered for a teambuilding day and the opportunity to say farewell to outgoing Chief of Mission Ms. Dyane Epstein and welcome incoming Chief of Mission Ms. Sylvia Ekra.
As part of a regional project spanning West Africa, IOM is aiming to assist more than 2,000 Liberian nationals who were not registered with UNHCR or national agencies as refugees following the country’s civil conflict (1989-2003), and therefore do not qualify for return assistance or local...