IOM (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     23rd January 2024        
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Context: The UN’s migration agency is launching its first “global appeal,” seeking $7.9 billion to help people on the move and ensure smoother pathways to migration.

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

  • About: It is part of the United Nations System as the leading inter-governmental organization.
  • Established in: 1951
  • Members: 175 member states and a presence in 171 countries.
  • Objective: To help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration to promote international cooperation on migration issues.
  • IOM works in the four broad areas of migration management:

oMigration and development

oFacilitating migration

oRegulating migration

oForced migration.

  • Organizational Structure: Administrative centers, Regional offices, Country offices.
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