Another 180 Migrants Forced from Boat Today, a Day after 50 Somalis, Ethiopians were Drowned by Smugglers off Yemen - 08/10/2017
Aden – Up to 180 migrants are reported to have been forced from a boat today (10/08) by smugglers off the coast of Yemen.read more
Kenya - On 29 June 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, assisted the voluntary return of 37 stranded Ethiopian migrants, who were... read more
Italy and IOM sign agreement to foster economic and social opportunities for women Eritrean refugees in Hitsat and Shimelba Camps and Ethiopian women of host communities - 07/25/2017
Italy and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed today an agreement on a project entitled “Economic and Social Opportunities for Female Eritrean Refugees in Hitsat and Shimelba Camps and Ethiopian Women of Host Communities” (... read more
500,000 Reached in Ethiopia by UN Migration Agency’s Awareness Raising on Irregular Migration - 06/20/2017
From an original goal of 200 kebeles (districts) in Ethiopia, Community Conversation (CC) – a pilot community-based awareness-raising project – has... read more
IOM provides livelihood opportunities to Somali refugees and host communities in and around Dollo Ado, Bokolomayo and Melkadida refugee camps in Somali Region, Ethiopia - 06/14/2017
Through the Emergency and Post-Crisis unit, IOM provided targeted small-scale livelihood assistance for refugees and host communities in Dollo Ado, Somali Region.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.