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Slavery Doesn’t Look Good on You: “Fashioned for Freedom” Promotes Ethical Designers Fighting Labor Trafficking

October-17-2014 Yesterday (16/10), in support of European Anti-Slavery Day 2014, IOM UK and its partners called attention to a fundamental rights issue that is being sacrificed at the altar of fashion – freedom.

IOM and AFFORD event stimulates dialogue on the role of diaspora in emergencies

October 14-2014 - IOM, in cooperation with AFFORD, Equinox Consulting, and the Centre for African Studies, hosted a lively discussion on “The role of diaspora in health and education emergencies: spotlight on Lesotho and Nigeria” at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London on October 14. 

London: Follow-up to High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development

December-10-2013 - IOM will participate in a round table organized by the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) in London, on 10 December on the outcomes of and follow up to the UN General Assembly High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Develo

IOM maps UK diasporas to engage them in development of country of origin

April-26-2013 - IOM is finalizing a diaspora mapping exercise of skilled Somali migrants in the UK. The project, the first of its kind, is designed to encourage migrants with technical skills to participate in the development of their home country.

UK High Fashion to Raise Money for Survivors of Human Trafficking

November-09-2012 - On November 12th, St. Mary’s Church in Marlyebone, London will play host to Fashioned For Freedom, an ethical fashion event organised by House of Beth in partnership with IOM to raise money for those directly involved in the prevention, rescue and reintegration of victims of human trafficking.

Director General Swing to Speak in Oxford on Migration Consequences of Complex Crises

October-12-2012 - IOM Director General William Lacy Swing will speak on the migration consequences of complex crises at St. Anne’s College, Oxford, UK at 5.00 pm on Monday, October 15th, 2012.

UK Panel to Discuss Migration Trends, Importance of Dialogue and Communication in Migration Management

October-05-2012 - IOM and the Migrants Rights Network (MRN) will organize a panel discussion on the theme of the latest IOM World Migration Report at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, at 7:30pm.

IOM Campaign Urges UK Consumers to Buy Responsibly to Help End Human Trafficking

October-14-2011 - Eliminating the demand for trafficked and exploited labour is critical if efforts to end human trafficking are to be successful, says the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ahead of Anti-Slavery Day in the UK.

Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals to contribute to their home country’s health sector

January-31-2014 - Sierra Leonean healthcare professionals in the UK are keen to volunteer for short term assignments to fill acute healthcare staffing shortages in their country of origin.

IOM, Catholic Bishops in England and Wales, Work to Counter Human Trafficking

April-08-2014 - A counter trafficking manual developed by IOM in collaboration with the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales and the Metropolitan Police Service will be presented in Rome on 9th through 10th April 2014 at the Vatican’s Second Intern

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