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MATCH, recruiting African talents

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.

Diaspora Humanitarianism | Webinars

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. 

The Impact of the Nationality and Borders Bill on Modern Slavery in the UK

To mark Anti-Slavery Day 2021 join IOM UK's online panel discussion on Wednesday 20th October, 1-2 pm. Register here.

What is the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration?

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. 

The Global Compact for Migration: Reflections on how the New Plan for Immigration sets the UK up for its global responsibilities

As the UK considers its future migration polices, the principles set by Global Compact for Migration offer a useful framework to better inform the debate. Join our 
APPG event, Wednesday 7th July - 4-5.50 pm, in collaboration with RAMP. 

Safety, Support and Solutions in the Central Mediterranean Route

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.

Searching for Closure: New Study Examines Challenges Facing Families of Missing Migrants in the UK

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.

What does new victim data reveal about modern slavery in the UK?

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.

IOM UK Snapshot 2020

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.

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"Migration is one of the key realities of our time. It cuts across communities, influences priorities, and shapes societies.
To realise the benefits of migration for migrants and host communities alike, our responses must be innovative, collaborative and designed beyond the immediate."


Dipti Pardeshi, Chief of Mission of the IOM UK Office