Smuggling - "The procurement, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, a financial or other material benefit, of the illegal entry of a person into a State Party of which the person is not a national or a permanent resident”read more
IDMR Findings – Ever More Pertinent and Instrumental for Humanitarian Partners in Addressing the El Nino Phenomenon - 05/03/2016
Due to the ongoing and protracted El Nino phenomenon, IOM’s quarterly Internal Displacement Monitoring Report (IDMR) is ever more relevant and crucial to help partners in providing coordinated, efficient and timely response to displaced persons... read more
As part of an ongoing relief effort in support of drought affected families, IOM recently distributed 442 Emergency Shelter and Non-Food Item (ES/NFI) kits to displaced families in Mile, Dubti, and Asiyta woredas of the Afar Regional State.read more
National Anti- Trafficking and Smuggling Taskforce steps up coordination efforts in managing migration in Ethiopia - 04/06/2016
IOM and the Government of Ethiopia National Anti-Trafficking and Smuggling Taskforce wound-up a two workshop, on “The Review of the National Plan of Action against Trafficking in Persons (TiP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SoM) and Harmonization of... read more
IOM has evacuated 485 vulnerable Ethiopian migrants - 122 women, 261 men, 101 unaccompanied minors and one child- from war-torn Yemen since 19th March 2016.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.