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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 organization in the field of migration with over 10,000 staff serving in over 400 offices ..
Topics: António Vitorino • Demography • Environmental social science • Forced displacement • Forced migration • Human geography • Human migration • Internally displaced person • International Organization for Migration • Persecution • Population • William L. Swing
IOM is an intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental entities to promote humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It has a worldwide presence with 100 offices throughout the world. Its headquarters is in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization was established in 1951 in the ..
According to recently released UN World Migration Report (2018), published by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), India has largest diaspora in the world with more than 15.6 million people from India living overseas. Of the international migrants (people living outside the country of their birth) which was estimated at 243 million in 2015, the ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Demography • Diaspora • Human migration • International Organization for Migration • Migrant worker • Migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council region • Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin