In the 17th round of DTM Libya data collection taking place in January and February 2018, IOM identified 704,142 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 Municipal Councils and 551 branch municipalities and originating from up to 40 countries.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A new smartphone app aims to help migrants in Italy find hospitals, schools and police stations at the press of a button – and quickly seek help if they face abuse or exploitation.

Rabat  -  Morocco is betting on a voluntary-based policy by committing itself to ensuring access to health services for the benefits of its migrants, said, Thursday in Rabat, chief of mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ana Fonseca.

Geneva - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are outraged and saddened at the drownings of at least 30 refugees and migrants off the coast of Aden, Yemen earlier this week.

Strasbourg - Intercultural integration approach advocated by the Council of Europe, leads to local well-being, finds the new study published by the Migration Policy Group.


Somalia - With the ongoing conflict in Yemen, Somalis are returning home by the hundreds.

Paris – The first International Forum on Migration Statistics begins today (15/01) in Paris.

MEXICO CITY — As winter cold sweeps over parts of Mexico, authorities there are issuing travel warnings and, they say, stepping up aid for migrants traversing dangerous routes.

By: Frank Laczko

Peter Sutherland, who died yesterday aged 71, was a giant on the international stage and a powerful advocate for migration as key to global cooperation, international dialogue and economic well-being.

Aden – During the final days of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency succeeded in completing two movements of stranded Somalis and Ethiopians out of Yemen, despite immense security challenges and difficult sea conditions.