IOM Strategy for the Gulf Countries (2021–2024)

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27 Ene 2022

IOM Strategy for the Gulf Countries (2021–2024)

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The Gulf countries are currently undergoing changes in their labor migration systems and policies. In response, IOM is enhancing its whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach to its work in the region in appreciation of the unique features of Gulf countries. This strategy will be guided by the MENA Regional Strategy 2020-2024 and adhere to the rich IOM framework stipulated by the 2019 Strategic Vision, the IOM Strategy on Migration and Sustainable Development, the 2030 Agenda and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Since its endorsement in 2018, the GCM was adopted by all six (6) Gulf Member States, and there are now five (5) Country UN Networks on Migration established to support Gulf countries as they aspire to achieve its objectives.

  • Foreword 
  • Acronyms 
  • 1. Introduction 
  • 2 Migration and political outlook for Gulf countries 
    • 2.1 Migration context in the Gulf 
    • 2.2 Gulf countries national priorities and international commitments 
  • 3. Regional strategic priorities and areas of expansion for the work of IOM in Gulf countries 
    • 3.1 Governance 
    • 3.2 Mobility 
    • 3.3 Resilience 
    • 3.4 Cross-cutting thematic priorities 
      • 3.4.1 Inclusive programming 
      • 3.4.2 Research and data management for evidence-based interventions 
      • 3.4.3 Climate change 
  • 4 Pathway to achieving the strategic goals 
    • 4.1 IOM’s approach to strategic partnerships
      • 4.1.1 Whole-of-government
      • 4.1.2 Whole-of-society 
      • 4.1.3 UN organizations and the United Nations Migration Networks 
    • 4.2 Inter-State consultation mechanisms on migration
    • 4.3 Strategic communication 
    • 4.4 Cadre of regional and technical experts 
    • 4.5 Interregional collaboration 
  • 5 Concluding statement: IOM in the Gulf in 2024
  • Annex 1. Overview of IOM 
  • Annex 2. Map of IOM presence in the Gulf countries 
  • Annex 3. Strategic priorities in the Gulf countries