Forty years ago, Roberto Kozak, an official with IOM (or the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration [ICEM] as it was known then), was instrumental in the release and relocation of more than 30,000 political prisoners from Chile.
Viet Thanh Nguyen's maiden novel, “The Sympathiser,” set in Vietnam and the United States – barely noticed by the lit crits – highly impressed the Pulitzer judges who called it the story of “a man of two minds and two countries”.
As I look out a broken taxi window as we drive through Lagos’ bustling and busy streets during rush hour, my attention is drawn to the numerous signs advertising job vacancies on walls and street lamp poles.
When migrants are hosted in a transit center which allows privacy for families, pregnant and lactating women and easy access for disabled individuals, IOM is ensuring meaningful access to its services.
As a result of ongoing fighting between armed groups and government forces in Eastern Ukraine, as well as the events in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in March 2014, hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes and have become increasingly exposed to...
Four years ago, I had no idea what the Bali Process was. If you’d asked me to guess, I’d have said it sounded like an album of trance-ethno-lounge music, rather than a forum for discussion on people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime.