The factsheet accounts on IOM’s programme activities and operations in Armenia. It describes IOM’s main achievements in Armenia in the following fields: Technical Cooperation on Migration, including policy reform and Capacity Building in Migration Management; Labour Migration; Combating... Read more
As part of a campaign on preventing human trafficking, the IOM and its partner NGO-s (the Armenian UN Association; Education for Sustainable Development Foundation and Helsinki Citizens Assembly) organized an Essay Competition on Trafficking issues with involvement of junior Journalist clubs. In... Read more
The 1035 Facility provides special support to IOM Developing Member States and Member States with Economy in Transition for the development and implementation of joint government-IOM projects to address particular areas of migration management.
Migration and development are highly interdependent processes. Migration cannot be a substitute for development, and development is not necessarily dependent on migration. However, each of these two processes can profoundly influence the other. International migration is the movement of persons... Read more
Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) is a core activity of IOM and has provided vital assistance to tens of thousands of migrants returning home every year. It is also a growing area of work as an increasing number of States – both host countries as well as countries of origin –... Read more
There are many factors that contribute to the vulnerability of migrants to HIV infection. The breakdown of social networks and institutions stemming from migration reduces community cohesion, weakening the social norms that regulate sexual behaviour, leading to risky behaviours and increased... Read more
This brochure presents an overview and introduction to human trafficking and the role that business can play in addressing it. It explains in practical terms what human trafficking is, why it is an issue for business and what companies large and small can do to take action against it.
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IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As an intergovernmental body, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to: assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration, advance understanding of migration issues,... Read more
Integration is key to effective and comprehensive migration management approaches. It intersects with a number of other major policy areas, including human rights protection and non-discrimination, employment policy, public security, social stability, public health, education, foreign affairs,... Read more
While the growing number of natural disasters requires a more strategic response, IOM's global commitment has positioned the organization as the leading agency in support of vulnerable and mobile populations affected by the impact of climate change.
The Abu Dhabi Declaration, which was adopted by ministers from 20 countries of origin and destination recognizes that properly managed temporary contractual mobility will benefit both countries of origin and destination and improve the well-being of temporary contractual workers.