International Organization for Migration Current Affairs, GK & News

International Migrants Day 2019

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, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights ..

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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 with 6.1 million, has the highest internal population of displaced people in the world, followed ..

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India Highest Recipient of International Remittances in 2018

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 billion has been sent back home by the migrants as international remittances in the year ..

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World Migration Report 2020 launched by IOM

‘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 2020 World Migration Report marks the tenth edition in the series with the first edition ..

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“Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” finalized recently

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.

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