• 1971

    ICEM starts providing resettlement assistance to Jewish refugees from the Soviet Union.

    ICEM assists UNHCR in the resettlement of 130,000 refugees from Bangladesh and Nepal to Pakistan.

  • 1972

    ICEM assists in the evacuation and resettlement of Asians from Uganda.

  • 1973

    A special Resettlement Programme helps over 31,000 Chileans resettle in 50 countries.

    2 million migrants directly assisted by ICEM.

  • 1974

    ICEM becomes a forum for international discussion and exchange of experience amongst governments and other organizations on migration issues.

    ICEM launches Return of Talent Programme for Latin Americans residing abroad.

  • 1975

    ICEM initiates a resettlement programme for Indo-Chinese refugees and displaced persons.