As part of the International Migrants Day, which takes place each year on the 18th December, IOM organized several activities in Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Sélibabi and Bassikounou.
In 2016, an estimated 54.5 per cent of the world’s population lived in urban settlements.
Prosperidad Social – IOM Alliance will help 13,000 small entrepreneurs in 87 municipalities strengthen their business ideas
The national government, through Prosperidad Social, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through its Victims’ Institutional Strengthening Program, signed a cooperation agreement this Monday for more than COP 35.74 billion, which will impact around 13,550 Colombians to promote...
The Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Mr. Hassan Omar Mohamed Bourhan, visited Geneva, Switzerland to address IOM’s 108th Council session on December 1st, 2017 on behalf of the President of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Mr. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.
IOM spearheads the first National Consultation on mainstreaming Human Mobility in CCA and DRR in Pakistan
The Regional Knowledge Forum on Human Mobility in the context of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Sustainable Development Goals in the Hindu Kush Himalaya was held in September 2017 in Kathmandu; jointly hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the...
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.
Under Canada’s Multi-Year Resettlement Commitment, IOM Sudan has successfully completed its
2017 plans to resettle 2,048 refugees hosted in Sudan to Canada.
As part of IOM’s second annual Global Migration Film Festival, and to mark International Migrants Day 2017, the UN Migration Agency organized a screening in Hargeisa and Borama on Monday 18 December 2017 of the documentary ‘Wallah Je Te Jure,’ directed by Marcelo Merletto.
66 Syrian Refugees arrive in Chile through the Resettlement Program of the IOM, the United Nations Agency for Migration, and the UNHCR, the United Nations Agency for Refugees
On 11 October, a group of 66 Syrian refugees left Beirut, Lebanon, en route to Santiago, Chile, under the Emerging Resettlement Countries Joint Support Mechanism (ERCM), which is coimplemented by the IOM, the United Nations Agency for Migration, and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). At...
For the Second Edition of the Global Migration Film Festival, IOM Washington and the New York University co-hosted the screening of Canadian film, Bonjour Ji, directed by Satinder Kassoana.
During the reporting period, IOM approved 60 reintegration plans for beneficiaries who have already returned to their country of origin, while 169 interviews were conducted with potential beneficiaries.
At an historic moment in which Colombia is receiving more and more people from multiple places of origin for a wealth of reasons, the Seventh Annual CineMigrante Colombia – cinema for cultural diversity, migration, and human rights – has arrived in the country.