Reflections on the Sudanese Lost Boys

By Pindie Stephen

PICTURE the scene:  Representatives from  IOM, UNHCR, JVA (Church World Service) and the US  Embassy sitting around a conference table on the second floor of a relatively spacious two-story converted home which served as the offices for Church World Services at the time. Here we sparred; our team -- IOM Medical, Cultural Orientation, and Operations staff – and our partners in crime – all engaged in one of the regular resettlement coordination pow wows held every month in Nairobi.

On the Outside Looking In

MAPS are fascinating tools and when combined with news or video they can offer useful insight into migration. Everybody comes from somewhere after all and when people click on the diaspora map on IOM's home page, they inevitably want to know what's going on in their homeland. Where are migrants coming from and where are our emigrants heading?