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IOM, CARE International and ODI Discuss Importance of Migrants’ Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

July-22-2014 - Migration can be a key development enabler for both source and destination countries – but the potential benefits depend upon the realisation of migrants’ capabilities and rights. This was the starting point for a two-day conference hosted by CARE International UK and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London on Women Migration and Development: Investing in the Future on the 18th and 19th July, 2014.

IOM, Refugee Council and UK MP Host Parliamentary Reception to Celebrate Refugee Week

June-16-2014- To mark the opening of this year’s Refugee Week, IOM is partnering with the Refugee Council and Sarah Teather MP to host a Parliamentary reception in the Palace of Westminster today.  The reception provides an important opportunity to bring together young refugees, parliamentarians and those working with refugees.

IOM Launches the Jamaica Diaspora Mapping Project at the Jamaican Diaspora Conference in Birmingham, UK

June-13-2014 - Jamaica’s diaspora is among the largest in the world and is estimated to be in excess of three million people, with some 650,000 residing in the United Kingdom.  Today, IOM staff from the Jamaica and UK offices are participating in the Fourth Biennial Jamaican Diaspora Conference in Birmingham, UK, to launch an 18-month diaspora mapping project.


Providing Humane Responses to the Challenges of the 21st Century

Created in 1951 to resettle persons displaced by World War II, IOM today is active globally. Changing the lives of millions of people worldwide. IOM is committed to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.