South Sudan - Nearly three years after conflict erupted in South Sudan, the regional impact of the crisis is rising alarmingly as the number of South Sudanese crossing international borders in search of safety grows each day.read more
This month IOM Ethiopia has relocated some 12,763 South Sudanese refugees from a transit site at the Pagak border entry point to Jewi, Tierkidi and Kule camps in Gambella region.read more
The Regional Committee on Mixed Migration for the Horn of Africa and Yemen is holding its sixth meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 20-21 September 2016.read more
In a message dated 19th September, 2016 UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, IOM and partner organizations called on world leaders to come together and protect the rights of refugees and migrants.read more
A group of 53 unaccompanied Ethiopian child migrants, who were returned from detention in Malawi by IOM early this month, were reunited with their families on September 8.read more
Key activities of the Mission
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 161 member states, and committed to the principle of humane and orderly migration benefits all.
IOM works to ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need including refugees and internally displaced people.