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.
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
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
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
Birmingham – The UN Migration Agency in the United Kingdom partnered with artist Salma Zulfiqar and the Amira Foundation to host a creative art workshop at the Library of Birmingham.
United Kingdom – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) explored the theme of “Our Shared Future” through two art projects – Portraits of Welcome and Building Tomorrow Together – as part of the 2017 Refugee Week celebrations in the United Kingdom (UK) at the Southbank Centre in London, on 24 June 2017.
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.