The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is supporting Paraguay to achieve World Health Organization (WHO) certification as a malaria free country.
Four-year old Zaid’s face lights up when the music begins. For him, music is new.
Iraq – Almost 3.1 million displaced Iraqis are searching for safety inside their own country. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is at the forefront of the humanitarian response in Iraq.
Karen Rivas, 29, was born in Chocó, a department in northwest Colombia which was most affected by the armed conflict.
St Patrick was Migrant. More than that, Ireland’s patron saint, whose feast day is celebrated across the world today was a victim of trafficking, kidnapped from France and brought to Ireland as a slave, where he tended sheep on a lonely mountain.
Myanmar – On International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2017 it is important to recognize women who make significant contributions to their communities.
Thailand - Becoming a migrant is an increasingly common life and professional choice for women in Asia, writes Dr. Nenette Motus, IOM’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.
Switzerland - On International Women’s Day 2017, IOM celebrates and honours migrant women and girls in the changing world of work, writes Pauline Mukanza.
Switzerland – Empathy refers to the ability to take the perspective of another person, to experience their unique situation, staying away from judgment and recognising emotion in that other person.
A couple of years ago British film director Daniel Mulloy was in Kosovo, where a chance encounter inspired a BAFTA-winning film, proudly supported by IOM and its sister UN agencies.
In 2016, the International Organization for Migration’s Missing Migrants Project recorded the deaths of nearly 7,500 migrants, more than 5,000 of whom perished in the Mediterranean.
Moyna Begum, a 32-year old single mother of three children, migrated to Abu Dhabi in search of a better life. What awaited her in this new journey, she considered endlessly.