International Organization based in Switzerland

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) was established in 1951. IOM is the principal intergovernmental organization dealing with migration issues and the only global migration agency dealing with all aspects of migration.

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10 Dec 2018 description

Dushanbe - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has organized a first regional forum bringing together counter trafficking government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to foster regional cooperation and improve the identification, referral and reintegration of victims of trafficking in the region.

The two-day forum, which began yesterday in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, is part of the multi-year program: “_Combating Human Trafficking in Persons_” (CTIP), funded by USAID and implemented by IOM.

09 Dec 2018 description


IOM Bangladesh Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) is part of IOM’s global Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programming. DTM is IOM’s information management system to track and monitor displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route.


09 Dec 2018 description

The Site Management sector, with the support of SM partners (IOM, UNHCR, ADRA and Solidarités International) conducted a mapping exercise during the months of April and May 2018 in the areas of Teknaf upazila currently hosting Rohingya refugees. The purpose of the exercise was to identify and map the boundaries of local paras, namely group of houses.

The mapping exercise aimed to better define the areas of responsibility of the newly established Para Development Commitees, and to support RRRC’s CiCs in the process of defining the new camp boundaries in Teknaf.

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07 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 23 Dec 2018 International Organization for Migration


07 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 16 Dec 2018 International Organization for Migration

I. Organizational Context and Scope

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

06 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Dec 2018 International Organization for Migration

Position Title : Capacity Building Officer

Duty Station : Amman, Jordan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG

Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, Nine Months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 19 December 2018

05 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 18 Dec 2018 International Organization for Migration


Following the end of hostilities against ISIS, the return of approximately 3.6 million Iraqis is threatened by the large presence of debris, heavy damage to community infrastructure and shelter, and a lack of income-generating opportunities. The work of the Return and Recovery Unit within IOM Iraq is to remove these initial obstacles to return and lay the foundation for longer-term recovery, economic development, and peace building programming.

04 Dec 2018 description
job Closing date: 16 Dec 2018 International Organization for Migration


IOM works in the five broad areas of migration management: migration and development, facilitating migration, regulating migration, addressing forced migration, and addressing the impact of climate change on migration. Cross‐cutting activities include the promotion of international migration law, policy debate and guidance, protection of migrants’ rights, migration health and the gender dimension of migration.


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02 Jul 2015 description

El Gobierno colombiano, a través de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Paz (OACP), puso en marcha el curso virtual Entérese sobre el Proceso de Paz, el cual tiene como objetivo acercar la información de lo que sucede en las conversaciones de paz que actualmente se desarrollan con la guerrilla de las Farc en La Habana. El curso está dirigido a la ciudadanía en general, tanto colombianos como extranjeros.