International Organization of Migration (IOM)
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Dodekanisou 6, Alimos 174 56, Athens
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
With 173 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.
The IOM Constitution recognizes the link between migration and economic, social and cultural development, as well as to the right of freedom of movement.
IOM works in the four broad areas of migration management:
Migration and development
IOM activities that cut across these areas include the promotion of international migration law, policy debate and guidance, protection of migrants' rights, migration health and the gender dimension of migration.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
Without being a formal implementing partner, IOM will take part in exchange of experience and expertise during and after the project, participation in the dissemination of the project information, promotion of the information about the project to your network of contacts, contribution to exploitation and sustainability of the project results.