It gives me great pleasure to meet all of you and to offer some remarks at tonight’s inaugural dinner. IOM’s Chiefs of Mission serve on the frontline.
Libya - Salma* was 16 years old when she travelled to Libya with the assistance of a relative.
Libya - Over the past five years, IOM has facilitated the voluntary return of thousands of migrants from Libya back to their countries of origin.
Health care delivery in Somalia is in critical state with some of the worst health indicators. WHO estimates 61 per 1,000 new-born infants die within their first month of life which is the highest neonatal mortality rate in the world.
We see them on the news nearly on a daily basis – refugees fleeing their homes, leaving everything behind in search of safety. But how many of us have really ever stopped to think what we would do if we were in their shoes? What tough decisions would we be forced to make if we were in their place?