- IOM Urges African Countries to Ratify, Implement Protocols on Free Movement
- IOM Joins London Launch of the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment
- IOM Organizes Visits to Libyan Detention Centres for West African Diplomats
- Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in 2016: 184,887; Deaths 1,357
- IOM Tunisia Hosts Workshop on Psychosocial Health of Migrants
IOM in Belgium and Luxembourg
On 16 December 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) together with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and in partnership with Myria and Unia, organized a ‘Global Migration Film Festival’ screening in Brussels.
On 13 December, IOM organized the annual partner meeting on ‘Voluntary Return’. This gathering is organized to inform the local partners on the trends and developments in the Voluntary Return programme.
On 2 December, IOM and Fedasil have jointly organized the annual gathering with Embassies and Consulates at the Fedasil premises.
From 21 to 26 November 2016, IOM is launching a new global campaign called: ‘A day without migrants’. Supported by IOM Egypt and the IOM Development Fund, the campaign focuses on how a day without migrants would look like.
Exchange Visit with IOM Beijing on Measures to Address Return and Reintegration of Migrants Returned from the EU
From 22 to 25 October 2016, IOM Beijing conducted a study visit for high level Chinese officials to Belgium to exchange information on the return and reintegration of irregular migrants, as well as the characteristics of readmission agreements.
The 18th of October 2016, marks the 10th European #Anti-Trafficking Day. On this occasion, the European Commission has called upon its member states to reinvigorate joint efforts across Europe in order to eradicate trafficking in human beings.
On 22 and 23 September 2016, Representatives of the IOM Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg attended the “Consular event for Accredited Consuls in Luxembourg".
On 19 September 2016 a historical Summit was held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York.