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UN Network on Migration Launches “Migration Network Hub”, a Knowledge and Solutions Platform on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The United Nations Network on Migration launches the Migration Network Hub. It is the first knowledge platform and connection hub that supports UN Member States in the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).

International Women’s Day: Launch of Online Training Module on Gender Equality and Migration

On International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the launch of a brand-new online training module, Gender Equality and Migration, developed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UN Women.

Striving for Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines to Leave No Migrant Behind

As vaccine roll-outs are bringing back hope that the end of the pandemic might be in sight, too many migrants remain excluded from national deployment and vaccination plans.

IOM Calls for End to Pushbacks and Violence Against Migrants at EU External Borders

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the European Union (EU) and its Member States to take urgent action to end pushbacks, collective expulsions, and the use of violence against migrants and refugees, including children, at the EU’s external land and maritime borders. 

The Future of Legal Migration in the EU: IOM Contribution to the EU Public Consultation

The release of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum offers a renewed opportunity to rethink the EU’s labour migration policies. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomes the EU’s invitation to contribute to the public consultation on the future of legal migration. IOM is hopeful that this exercise will feed into an enhanced EU framework on legal migration conducive to mutually beneficial and sustainable labour migration pathways to Europe and that guarantees the protection of migrant workers IOM’s submission to this public consultation proposes key considerations for an effective labour migration policy framework in the European context, building on the Pact’s proposals