Latest IOM News

Joint AU - EU - UN Taskforce Assists 16,000 People
Brussels – IOM assisted 15,000 migrants to return to their homes from Libya through the voluntary humanitarian returns programme, with the support of the European Union and African Union.
UN Migration Agency Deplores Attack in Nigeria That Has Taken the Lives of Two Colleagues
Geneva - IOM has learned that yesterday (1 March), a large number of heavily armed Boko Haram members attacked the military base in Rann, in Borno State, northeast Nigeria.
Japan to Deepen Assistance to Areas of Return in Iraq: IOM
Iraq – As the pace of return of displaced Iraqis to areas of origin has accelerated in recent months, the Government of Japan is supporting IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with new funds to stabilize co

News on Migration at the UN

Geneva - On Friday 29 June 2018, the member states of the IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, elected Portugal’s António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino as the...

New York –  Today (26/04), IOM, the UN Migration Agency, formally joined the Joint Fund for the 2030 Agenda at a signing ceremony between IOM Director-General William Lacy Swing...

Migration today is fast growing in numbers, as well as in complexity and impact. It is a multi-dimensional phenomena with far reaching implications given global trends in development, human rights...

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