Regardless of where they are born, people can contribute to making our communities better places for us to live and call home. To mark Refugee Week 2021, we celebrate the strength and resilience of refugees by telling their stories of hardships overcome, lives rebuilt and dreams fulfilled.
If you are a member of the Nigerian diaspora community in the UK and interested in working in Belgium, Italy, The Netherlands or Luxembourg, please check this page for vacancies that are made available by private companies through the MATCH project, supported by IOM.
IOM UK in collaboration with Shabaka, ADEPT and IOM mission in Washington DC organise a series of free-to-attend webinars on diaspora humanitarianism, to explore different angles of diaspora’s engagement in humanitarian assistance. The first webinar on Key alliances and the transnational humanitarian system will take place on Wednesday 13th October at 2 pm (UK time). Register here.
To mark Anti-Slavery Day 2021 join IOM UK's online panel discussion on Wednesday 20th October, 1-2 pm. Register here.
The global compact comprises 10 key principles and 23 objectives for better managing migration at local, national, regional, and global levels, and can be a useful tool and framework for parliamentarians to consult as they consider future migration policies in the UK context.
Access here evidence-based key learnings & resources from this three-year programme (2018-2021) that provided critical humanitarian and protection support to migrants in 10 countries across the regions of West and Central Africa and the Middle East and North Africa.
Berlin – When a person goes missing, the existing laws, procedures and inter-state cooperation enable families to make the necessary arrangements and reach closure about the loss of their loved ones.
Plan to raise threshold for victim identification may shift focus away from streamlining support for survivors. Read more in the Op-Ed published by our IOM UK counter traffick specialist, Patrick Burland.
In 2020, in response to the global Covid-19 crisis, IOM UK adapted its programmes and activities to continue providing support to migrants at heightened risk. We also continued to work during this crisis with frontline organisations and staff equipping them with the tools and information to engage with migrant communities.
Portraits of Welcome
To mark Refugee Week 2021, IOM UK invites you to join this webinar with award-winning photographer Robin Hammond.
To mark Refugee Week 2021, watch "The Man Who Fell From the Sky" and join us for panel discussion on the complex reasons behind migration decision making and risky journeys.