Migration at the UN

New Approaches Needed to Combat Human Trafficking from Conflict Areas

New York — With international attention focused on ongoing conflicts and the mass displacement they cause, the international community is increasingly looking at one aspect of this that is relevant to IOM’s work globally: how to better address the growing link between organized crime and terrorist groups, and the resulting trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants from conflict areas.

UN Agencies Vow to Tackle Migration Challenge through Improved Food Security and Rural Development

New York – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the Permanent Missions of Mexico, Italy and the Philippines, this year marked World Food Day at an event themed Change the Future of Migration: Invest in Food Security and Rural Development.

Photo Show by International Organization for Migration, TOGETHER Initiative Aimed at Drawing Attention to Vulnerabilities of Crisis-affected Migrants

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 16 January — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UN'sTOGETHER initiative launched a photo exhibition at Headquarters today with the aim of drawing attention to the plight of migrants in vulnerable situations around the world.