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Foster Carers in London Empowered to Guard against Trafficking, Modern Slavery of Asylum-seeking Children

London – Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are among the groups most vulnerable to trafficking and modern slavery.

2018 Global Migration Film Festival Round-up

Geneva – Abuja, Ankara, Baghdad and London are some of the locations where Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) screenings have already been held across the world.

UN Migration Agency, Partners Present Research on Modern Day Slavery at UK Event

London – Prevention, remedy and ultimately the eradication of human trafficking and slavery will require a more nuanced understanding of both the factors that make people vulnerable and the influence

Migrants, Refugees, Brits Unite in Concert for Refugee Week Finale in London

London – On Sunday (01/07), music will unite refugees, migrants and British choir members for the Singing Our Lives concert to showcase original music that celebrates the strength and resilience of re

UK, Syrian Children Pin Hopes and Dreams Together at IOM Refugee Week Workshop

London – The similarities and shared values of Syrian refugee and British children were on display at a special workshop organized as part of IOM, the UN Migration Agency’s participation in the 20th A

Dreams Come True as Refugees Cheer on England Ahead of World Cup

London – Fifteen Syrian refugees cheered on England’s Three Lions 2-1 victory in a friendly match against Nigeria at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday (02/06).

IOM, Partners to Assist Business Leaders in Combatting Human Trafficking

London – The Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives and Organisations was launched yesterday (22/05) at the British Telecom Centre in London.

Over 10,000 Refugees Resettled in UK Under Flagship Scheme

London – The United Kingdom is more than halfway towards meeting its commitment to resettle 20,000 people by 2020 through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.

IOM UK Promoting Integration, Inclusion through Migration Film Festivals

London – IOM UK is supporting the exclusive early screening of Ai Wei Wei’s new film, Human Flow, tonight (05/12) at the prestigious Somerset House in central London. Human Flow is a heart-breaking exploration of the global refugee situation, and despite there being numerous documentaries covering the current refugee situation, none come this close to portraying the scale and severity of it.

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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