Tag: IOM

Ukraine Human Trafficking: UN Agency Moves To Assist The Shocking Case Victims

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is currently helping the Government of Ukraine to provide immediate assistance to the victims of human trafficking.

UN Agency Airlifts 64 Migrant Children, 62 Others Home

Fifty-three migrant family groups comprising 64 children, 29 women and 33 men were last week air-lifted from the city of Matamoros (Tamaulipas, Mexico) to San Pedro Sula (Honduras). The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, organised a charter flight for the 126 migrants who expressed their decision to return voluntarily to their country of origin.

Brain Drain: European Countries Seeking Dramatic Shifts In Migration Patterns, IOM Warns

At a major conference on the brain drain phenomenon at the headquarters of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations agency warned that Central and Eastern European countries are seeing dramatic shifts in their migration patterns, changing the makeup of communities and posing heretofore unseen challenges.

Africa: Migrants Still Detained In A Bombed Facility, As Economic Condition Displaces 8 Million Others

Vulnerable migrants who returned from sea are still being taken to the Tajoura detention centre, three months after an airstrike on the facility tragically killed 53 migrants and left over 130 injured. The bombed detention centre remains operational to this day, despite urgent and persistent calls to close Tajoura, especially due to its proximity to a military location.