News on Migration at the UN

New York - Member States of the United Nations (UN), through the General Assembly, today unanimously adopted a resolution approving the Agreement to make the International...

United Nations – At the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, IOM Director General William Lacy Swing warned that growing anti-migration sentiment in...

United Nations - IOM Director General, William Lacy Swing, made a dramatic call for Member States at the UN Sustainable Development Summit “to address the causes and consequences...

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Nigeria - The Boko Haram conflict affecting the Lake Chad Basin area, particularly in northeast Nigeria, has resulted in large scale displacement and a significant protection...

United Kingdom - IOM Director General William Lacy Swing yesterday (18/8) attended the 3rd Memorial Event for Humanitarian Aid Workers to mark today’s World Humanitarian Day.

Italy - IOM reports that 266,026 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 17 August, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, where 101,507 migrants or refugees...

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