Migration in the 21st Century: reflections and prospects for 2050.

The Director General of IOM, Ambassador William Lacy Swing, participated in the conference "Migration in the 21st Century: reflections and prospects for 2050”, which took place at the Palais d'Egmont in Brussels on 17 May 2016.

This conference, organized by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, coincides with the celebration of the 65th anniversary of IOM and the Belgian presidency of the IOM Council.

IOM & UN at the 20 km of Brussels

Brussels - This year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg is again setting up an international team to participate in the 20 Km of Bruss

Magnet II final conference

Brussels - The MAGNET II project, which facilitates the sustainable reintegration of Iraqi nationals who voluntarily return from six European countries to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) through vocational training and job placements, came to a close after a final meeting in Brussels on 17 March 2016. 

IOM Facilitates EU Visit for Officials from Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Iraq - In January, IOM facilitated a study visit this week for government officials from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and the Bureau of Migration and Displacement (BMD) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

International Migrants Day 2015

Brussels - To mark this year’s International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the international community to come together and remember the refugees and migrants who have tragically lost their lives this year.

Annual Gathering with Embassies&Consulates

Brussels - On 11 December, IOM and Fedasil have organized the annual gathering with Embassies and Consulates at the Fedasil premises.

Saudi Arabian Counter Trafficking Officials Visit Belgium

Brussels - From 9 until 14 October 2015, IOM facilitated a study visit for a high-level delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Belgium. The delegation learned from Belgium’s experiences and shared best practices on combating human trafficking in Europe and the Middle East.

The Contribution of Migrants to the Society

Brussels - On 25 September, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Country Office for Belgium and Luxembourg organized, in the framework of the IOM’s worldwide campaign, an event on the Contribution of Migration to the Society.   

Study Visit, Bosnian Delegation

Brussels - From 22 until 26 June, the IOM CO for Belgium and Luxembourg facilitated the study visit of a delegation from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Ministry of Security – Sector for Immigration, within the framework of the ‘Support to the Immigration and Asylum Management System in Bosnia and Herzegovina’ Project.

IOM & UN at the 20 km of Brussels

Brussel - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has recently launched a world-wide campaign,#MigrantHeroes, inviting people around the world to identify and tell the stories of Migrant Heroes who contribute in a significant manner