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IOM Video Conference enables dynamic dialogue between the Government of Tanzania and the Tanzanian diaspora in the UK

September-15-2014 - Supporting and encouraging the Tanzanian diaspora as a key source of economic and social development in their country of origin was tackled in depth on Monday, 15th September, in a video conference co-organized by IOM UK and IOM Tanzania as part of the project “Enhancing the Migration Evidence Base for the Development of Tanzania”.

IOM, WSSP host Somali Diaspora Dialogue in London on the role they can play in institutional capacity building in Somalia

August-7-2014 - The Somali diaspora present a unique reserve of experts with skills and professional experience combined with local knowledge of their country of origin. The Migration for Development (MIDA) Somalia programme, implemented by IOM in collaboration with the Somali authorities, allows for skills transfers to take place through short-term assignments of diaspora professionals in Somalia and to date has placed over 300 experts.

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.


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.