International Organization for Migration
The International Migrants Day is observed every year on the 18th December as an international observance under the resolution A/RES/55/93 passed by the United Nations General Assembly on 4th December 2000. The date was chosen as on 18th December 1990, ..
Syria is the Top Refugee Originating Country and has the Highest Internal Population of Displaced People
According to the “World Migration Report 2020” published by the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration(IOM), a total of 41.3 million people were forced to leave their homes by the end of 2018 as per IOM’s internal displacement monitoring center. Syria ..
The World Migration Report 2020 published by the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration has reported India as the top beneficiaries of international remittances in the world. According to the report published on 27, November 2019, a total of USD 689 ..
‘The World Migration Report 2020’ was launched by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. IOM headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, was established in 1951, became a related organization to the United Nations in September 2019. The ..
For the first time ever, United Nations Member States have agreed an all-encompassing “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” to better manage international migration, address its challenges, strengthen migrant rights and contribute to sustainable development.
Antonio Vitorino elected as new Director General (DG) of International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Antonio Vitorino, a lawyer and politician from Portugal, has been elected Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM). He will succeed William Lacy Swing on 1st October 2018. IOM is the UN Migration Agency and is the leading inter-governmental ..