The IOM Mission in Montevideo has signed a Memorandum of
Understanding with the United Nations Office in Uruguay and the
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to participate as a
partner agency in the "One UN" Initiative.
The government of Timor-Leste has unveiled its new state-of-the-art
digital passport system with the support of an IOM programme
enhancing migration management and funding by the Australian
government's Department of Immigration and Australian Citizenship
IOM has facilitated the final selection of 270 Colombians who have
been offered employment contracts by the Lakeside Packers
Corporation, a meat processing plant and affiliate of Tyson
Corporation located in Brooks, Alberta, Canada.
IOM's PREPEP Programme (Programme de Revitalisation et de Promotion
de l'Entente et de la Paix) and the HSI (Haiti Stabilization
Initiative) have awarded more than 1,200 grants aimed at
stabilizing volatile neighbourhoods in Port-au-Prince and five
Survivors of Typhoon Reming / Durian will celebrate a better
Christmas this year, 12 months after the storm that affected more
than two million people in Bicol, washing away homes, possessions
IOM and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of
China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on
implementation of a project to enhance migration management
capacity in China.
The IOM office in Dar el Salaam has launched a nationwide campaign
to inform the general public of the dangers of human trafficking
and to enlist further support from national leaders and public
An EU-funded information campaign to promote safe and legal
migration among would-be migrants in Colombia's coffee-growing
region and the Northern Valle department and to alert them of the
risks of irregular migration is being launched today by IOM.