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International Organization for Migration (IOM)


An intergovernmental organisation in the field of migration dedicated to ensuring the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, be they refugees, displaced persons or other uprooted people.


Website of the International Organisation of Migration


  • BG: Международна организация по миграция
  • CS: Mezinárodní organizace pro migraci
  • DE: Internationale Organisation für Migration
  • EL: Διεθνής Οργανισμός Μετανάστευσης
  • EN: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • ES: Organización Internacional para las Migraciones
  • ET: Rahvusvaheline Migratsiooniorganisatsioon
  • FI: Kansainvälinen siirtolaisuusjärjestö
  • FR: Organisation internationale pour les migrations
  • GA: an Eagraíocht Idirnáisiúnta um Imirce
  • HU: Nemzetközi Migrációs Szervezet
  • IT: Organizzazione Internazionale per le Migrazioni
  • LT: Tarptautinė migracijos organizacija
  • LV: Starptautiskā Migrācijas organizācija
  • MT: Organizzazzjoni (L-) Internazzjonali għall-Migrazzjoni
  • NL: Internationale Organisatie voor Migratie
  • PL: Międzynarodowa Organizacja do Spraw Migracji
  • PT: Organização Internacional para as Migrações
  • RO: Organizaţia Internaţională pentru Migraţie
  • SK: Medzinárodná organizácia pre migráciu
  • SL: Mednarodna organizacija za migracije
  • SV: International Organization for Migration / Internationella organisationen för migration
  • NO: Den internasjonale migrasjonsorganisasjonen


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1. The agency was created in 1951.
2. It is one of the main inter-governmental organisations in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
3. For further information, see the website of IOM.