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Next Director General Of International Organization For Migration

Next Director General Of International Organization For Migration:

Amy Pope elected next Director General of the International Organization for Migration

  • International Organization For Migration: was Established in 1951.
  • IOM is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
  • IOM was granted Permanent Observer status to the UN General Assembly in 1992, and a cooperation agreement between IOM and the UN was signed in 1996.
  • With 175 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.
  • It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
  • India is a member of IOM.
  • IOM works in the four broad areas of migration management:
    • Migration and development
    • Facilitating migration
    • Regulating migration
    • Forced migration.