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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.

IOM Director General Calls for End to Sexual Violence in Conflict at London Summit

June-13-2014  - The international community has taken too long to recognize how vulnerable women, girls and children are to gender-based violence in crisis situations, according to IOM Director General William Lacy Swing.

IOM, Catholic Bishops in England and Wales, Work to Counter Human Trafficking

April-08-2014 - A counter trafficking manual developed by IOM in collaboration with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales and the Metropolitan Police Service will be presented in Rome on 9th through 10th April 2014 at the Vatican’s Second Intern

Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals to contribute to their home country’s health sector

January-31-2014 - Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals in the UK are keen to volunteer for short term assignments to fill acute healthcare staffing shortages in their country of origin.

London: Follow-up to High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development

December-10-2013 - IOM will participate in a round table organized by the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) in London, on 10 December on the outcomes of and follow up to the UN General Assembly High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Develo

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