The International Organization for Migration has assisted 494 Ethiopian migrants to return from Yemen and Djibouti in April alone.
The International Organization for Migration Special Liaison Office (IOM SLO) in Ethiopia screened the Surprising Europe III selected documentaries to Addis Ababa University students on 26 February
Aiming to respond to the challenges of Trafficking in Person, the International Organization for Migration in Ethiopia (IOM SLO Ethiopia) and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) have
IOM signed a new cooperation agreement with Ethiopia to work together on migration issues with a view to promoting economic and social development. The agreement, which was signed in Addis Ababa by IOM Director General William Lacy Swing and Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dewano Kedir, follows an earlier 1996 agreement to implement IOM’s Return of Qualified African Nationals (RQAN) project. RQAN was designed to reverse the impact of brain drain in developing African countries like Ethiopia.
IOM has started to provide transport for Eritrean refugees registered at Ethiopia’s Endabaguna screening center to camps provided by the country’s Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) and UNHCR in Tigray region.
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing inter-governmental organization, with 146 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.