News on Migration at the UN

2016 PLURAL + Winners Announced in New York

United States – Last Thursday (27/10), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) celebrated young filmmakers from...

Film Makers from Italy, Slovenia, USA to be Honoured at 2016 Plural+ Youth Video Festival

United States - At 7.00pm on 27 October, in the Paley Center for Media, New York, young media makers from around the world will be honoured at the 2016 PLURAL+ Youth Video...

UN-backed committee launches guides to assist aid workers in curbing sexual exploitation

29 September 2016 – A United Nations-backed inter-agency committee today launched two guides to assist aid workers worldwide in setting up sexual exploitation and abuse prevention and response...

IOM and Fordham University cement their partnership

New York – At Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus on 27 September, on behalf of IOM, Director General Swing signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fordham’s...

IOM, Belgium Sign Framework Agreement to Support Safer, Orderly Migration

New York - The Government of Belgium, represented by the Ministry of Development Cooperation, yesterday signed a framework agreement with IOM.

IOM Addresses Migration, Population Mobility and Health at UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants

New York - IOM yesterday (22/9) participated in an event on Health in the Context of Migration and Forced Displacement on the sidelines of the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants...

Summit on Refugees and Migrants Opens as IOM Joins United Nations

United Nations, New York - The UN Summit on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, which took place on Monday (19/09) in New York, created a singular opportunity for the global...

IOM becomes a Related Organization to the UN

New York - Member States of the United Nations (UN), through the General Assembly, today unanimously adopted a resolution approving the Agreement to make the International...

Anti-Migrant Sentiment is Endangering Lives

United Nations – At the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, IOM Director General William Lacy Swing warned that growing anti-migration sentiment in...

Migration in UN SDGs a Milestone

United Nations - IOM Director General, William Lacy Swing, made a dramatic call for Member States at the UN Sustainable Development Summit “to address the causes and consequences...