International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 161 member states, and committed to the principle of humane and orderly migration benefits all.
IOM works to ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need including refugees and internally displaced people.
The Study on Benefits and Challenges of Free Movement of Persons in Africa. A study commissioned by the AUC and IOM. - 07/18/2018
Resulting in the passing of a Free Movement of...
Humanitarian Situation Worsens as Over 800,000 Displaced People Face Cold and Heavy Rains in Ethiopia - 07/16/2018
Dilla – Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the...
IOM, African Union and Partners Commit to Enhancing Labour Mobility in Africa with USD 9 Million Swedish Grant - 07/13/2018
Nairobi – Yesterday (11/07) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, on behalf of the African Union Commission and the International Labour Organisation signed a USD 9 million grant with Swedish International Development Agency, SIDA, that...
Following a visit by Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr.
Yemen – Tragedy struck migrants trying to cross from the Horn of Africa to find employment in Yemen and the Gulf, when their vessel capsized in high waves as it approached its destination in the early hours of 6 June.