During October 2017, IOM Greece has helped 841 asylum seekers relocate safely from Greece to other EU member states. 356 were relocated to Germany, 231 to France and 94 to Switzerland.
As per the first time since the evacuation in 2014, IOM international staff, Chief of Mission and two additional international staff, including the security officer, visited Libyan eastern city of Benghazi.
IOM, the UN Migration Agency yesterday (05/10) joined the Ethiopian Somali Regional Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Bureau (DPPB) in partnership with the Durable Solutions Working Group, to endorse the Durable Solutions Strategy for the Somali Region.
Resources of $58 billion pesos will benefit 9,500 Afro-Colombian and Indigenous families in seven departments
Bogotá DC, October 17, 2017.
In completing a study tour to South Africa from August 29th to September 1st 2017, IOM and the Malagasy Ministry of Public Security accompanied eight representatives from national entities concerned with border management, namely, Customs, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Transport, the...
IOM in collaboration with Government of Kenya, organized on 20 September, a three-day training workshop for Border Management Committees from North-Eastern Kenya
Warm summer weather typically means a spike in global migratory flows as migrants and refugees try to take advantage of more favourable conditions to try to reach their destinations.
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”.