Press release en IOM Calls for Increased Regional Support to Rohingyas in Search of Protection <p><strong>Geneva / Bangkok </strong> – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is alarmed by reports of the interception and pushback of vessels carrying Rohingya refugees in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea between Bangladesh and Indonesia. </p> Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 17:27 rleyesa 183841 at Mass Forced Returns from Pakistan to Afghanistan Overwhelm Borders, Stretch Resources <p class="paragraph"><strong>Torkham, Spin Boldak</strong> – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and humanitarian partners are delivering a range of critical aid at border crossing points between Pakistan and Afghanistan in response to the hundreds of thousands of forcibly returned Afghans. </p> Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 23:48 cdangelo 183666 at Housing Key to Economic Security for Displaced People: Report <p><strong>Berlin </strong>– Internally Displaced People (IDPs) who have access to adequate housing are over three times more likely to not rely on humanitarian assistance and twice as likely to have stable income according to a study published today by the International Organization for Migration's Global Data Institute (GDI) in partnership with Georgetown University in the United States. </p> Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 19:23 cdangelo 183691 at Humanitarian Actors in Timor-Leste Develop Protection Strategies in Emergencies <p><strong>Dili – </strong>The International Organization for Migration (IOM), together with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), organized a workshop on 15 November for humanitarian actors from diverse institutions, addressing the critical need to mainstream protection principles during emergency responses. </p> Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 08:30 rleyesa 183726 at IOM Calls for Innovative Solutions to Labour Migration Pathways at the Web Summit 2023 <p><strong>Lisbon </strong>– Together with over 70,000 technology professionals, policymakers and change makers across the globe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through its Displaced Talent for Europe (DT4E) project, participated at this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, one of the biggest technology conferences in the industry. </p> Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 21:04 cdangelo 183621 at Over 64 Migrants Feared Dead in Yemen Shipwreck; IOM Urges Action for Safe Migration Pathways <p><strong>Geneva/Sana’a </strong>– More than 64 people are missing and feared dead after the vessel they were traveling in capsized off the coast of Yemen on Sunday (12/11).   </p> Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 21:50 cdangelo 183576 at IOM statement on UK Supreme Court Decision <p><strong>Geneva </strong>– The International Organization for Migration (IOM) supports the ability for all people to have access to fair and efficient asylum systems. Extraterritorial processing poses numerous legal, ethical, and operational challenges. It also puts the rights and dignity of migrants at risk, potentially in contravention of international law.    </p> Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 21:45 cdangelo 183581 at Ethiopia Partnership Eases Vulnerable Returnee Access to Legal Identity Documents <p><strong>Addis Ababa </strong>– The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has signed (7/11) a cooperation agreement with the Office of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia’s National Identification Program (NIDP) to facilitate access to identification documents for vulnerable migrant returnees, displaced persons and affected communities as a prerequisite for global mobility and development.   </p> Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 14:35 cdangelo 183556 at Disarmament and reintegration: Cameroon has made the protection of children in the context of DDR a priority. <p><strong>Yaoundé November 10, 2023– </strong>According to data from the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Committee -NDDRC, 1,189 children are registered at the Meri Center, presumed to be associated with armed groups and/or forces in conflict zones. Therefore, the needs of these children, who make up almost half of the Centre's population, is becoming a fundamental priority for the Cameroon government and all its humanitarian and development partners.</p> Friday, November 10, 2023 - 15:49 jcborlongan 183711 at Over 30,000 Refugees Resettled from Rwanda <p><strong>Geneva/ Kigali</strong> – With the departure of 13 refugees on a flight to Toronto, Canada, today (8/11), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has safely assisted the resettlement of more than 30,000 refugees from Rwanda since 2010.</p> <p>The most recent departure marks a milestone achievement for the Organization and reaffirms its commitment to finding durable solutions for refugees and people in need of international protection.</p> Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 22:21 cdangelo 183376 at