International Dialogue on Migration - Youth and Migration
Engaging youth as key partners in migration governance read more
International Migrants Day 2018
"Migration is the great issue of our era. Migration With Dignity (#WithDignity) is the theme of 2018’s International Migrants Day, which we observe on Tuesday (18 December)," António Vitorino, Director General International Organization for Migration (IOM) Read more | Watch the Message from the Director General
The 10th Anniversary of PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Celebration in New York
On 19 November, IOM and United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)celebrated the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on social inclusion, migration and combating xenophobia in a gala dinner at the UN HQ in New York. Read more
IOM Global Migration Film Festival
Watch the Trailers for all Films in the 2018 Official Selection here
IOM Launches ‘Holding On’ Campaign: A Virtual Reality Experience of Internal Displacement
Marking the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched the ‘Holding On’ digital campaign yesterday (15/11) to raise awareness of the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and celebrate their courage and resilience.
Global Migration Indicators Report 2018
The Global Migration Indicators 2018 report is a snapshot of what we know about migration today. The data is organized along 17 key migration themes and based largely on data taken from Global Migration Data Portal – IOM’s one-stop-shop for international migration data.
IOM Director General Swing lauds “historic” Global Compact for Migration
UN Migration hosts the 11th Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Senior Focal Points on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)
New York – On Tuesday 17 April 2018, IOM DG, William Lacy Swing hosted the 1tth IASC Senior Focal Points on PSEA Meeting at the IOM Office to the United Nations in New York. Read more.
International Dialogue on Migration - 26-27 March at UNHQ in New York
The IDM is IOM’s principal forum for migration policy dialogue. Founded in 2001 and rooted in IOM’s Constitution and Strategy, the IDM is open to IOM Member and Observer States, as well as international and non-governmental organizations, migrants, and partners from media, academia or the private sector. The IDM provides a space to analyse current and emerging issues in migration governance and to exchange experiences, policy approaches and effective practices.
The MigApp is IOM’s institutional tool that leverages current technology and the widespread use of mobile telecommunications to bring a secure, objective and user-friendly downloadable app which serves as a one-stop-shop platform where migrants can access current, reliable and practical information and IOM services. Read more | More on the MigApp here
World Migration Report
This World Migration Report 2018 is the ninth in the series. Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. This new edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues. Read more | Download report
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 – The Government of Japan is supporting IOM with new funds to stabilize conflict-affected communities in Iraq and support the sustainable reintegration of internally displaced persons.