The 7th Meeting of Regional Consultative Process on Migration (RCP) of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was held on 18th and 19th May 2016 in Khartoum to consider recommendations of the Regional Migration Coordination... read more
First-Ever Migration Profile for Ethiopia: Validation of Preliminary Findings Completed - 05/11/2016
With support from the United Nations Delivering Results Together-Fund, IOM is providing technical support to the Government of Ethiopia in developing the country’s first-ever Migration Profile.read more
21st-25th April 2016, Tigray Region- A Basic Business Skill training was provided by IOM to Eritrean refugees and Ethiopian communities in Tigray Region at the Shire Town Poly Technique College.read more
4-6 May, Lusaka, Zambia – The 2nd Intra-Regional Forum on Migration in Africa under the theme, “Fostering Regional Integration: Facilitating Trade and Human Mobility through Enhanced Border Management” convened stakeholders from... read more
Smuggling - "The procurement, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, a financial or other material benefit, of the illegal entry of a person into a State Party of which the person is not a national or a permanent resident”read more
Key activities of the Mission
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.