In the light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and its persisting influx of Syrian refugees into the neighboring countries, the Austrian government in summer 2013 declared to initiate a Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP I) by resettling 500 Syrian refugees to Austria.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a three year Project Implementation Agreement with the Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Government of Bangladesh on 8th January 2015, allowing IOM to provide basic humanitarian assistance for Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN)...
On March 10, the President of the National Assembly (NA), Gabriela Rivadeneira, and Rogelio Bernal, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Chief in Mission in Ecuador, signed a cooperation agreement for the exchange of experiences and knowledge as a prelude to drawing up legislation that...
The week from 24 to 28 February, Nepalese Government Delegates Mr. Shambhu K.C., Director General of the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction and Mr.
In Guiuan, IOM in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) distributed solar lamps targeting population living in remote, hard-to-reach and/or high-risk areas such as island barangays.
The protracted armed conflict in Somalia adversely affected relations between law enforcement and citizens. In particular, youth and police have a strained relationship.
The IOM Chief of Mission in Ecuador, Rogelio Bernal and the Mayor of the canton of San Lorenzo, Gustavo Samaniego, signed a Cooperation Agreement on February 4 to undertake five works related to water and sanitation that will benefit the local population and Colombians seeking international...
IOM conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Programme (Bridging Filipino families against poverty) for 12 individuals who will help start the roll-out of the Family Preparedness Programme at the grass-root level.
In the framework of this EU-funded project IOM convened on 16 March 2015 a roundtable discussion to review the first draft of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in receiving Syrian refugees at the border, developed by the Jordanian Border Guards (JBGs).
The 37th edition of Inter-American Course on International Migration gathered in Mar del Plata, Argentina
Ambassador Marco Núñez-Melgar Maguiña, Member of the Committee shared the Mission of the Committee and the structure and scope of the Convention with representatives of the other governments.
IOM is currently supporting migration affected communities in line with current Government of Zimbabwe policy on zero open defecation and access to safe drinking water.
401 Senegalese men left their country for Libya with one goal: working in Tripoli, or going to Europe. Some stayed there a few months, others a few hours.