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Ethiopian Airlines accident claimed the lives of all 157 aboard, including a young IOM staff member Anne-Katrin Feigl.

Organization Colleagues Mourn Deaths of IOM Staffer and other UN Workers in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Geneva –IOM Director-General António Vitorino expressed the organization’s deep sadness upon learning that this past weekend’s tragic Ethiopian Airlines accident claimed the lives of all 157 aboard, including a young IOM staff member Anne-Katrin Feigl and 18 others working in Africa for United Nations’ related agencies.

Ambassador Sem Fabrizi opened renovated premises of the Migrant Reception Center in Bosilegrad.

Renovated Reception Center for Migrants Opened in Bosilegrad

H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, opened on 21 February 2019 renovated premises of the Migrant Reception Center in Bosilegrad today.

IOM reaffirms that migration is a driving force for progress and development.

Some 258 million international migrants in the world

Migration is the great issue of our era. Migration With Dignity (#WithDignity) is the theme of 2018’s International Migrants Day, which we observe on Tuesday (18 December).

There are nearly 260 million international migrants in the world

IOM Lauds Adoption of Global Compact for Migration

On 10 December, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hailed the adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, calling it an historic achievement by the international community.

The delegation met with H. E. Petar Vico, Serbian Ambassador in the Netherlands.

SCRM Staff in a Study Visit to the Netherlands

Field workers of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration, namely ten of them, participated in a study visit to the Dutch instituions dealing with migration management from 22 - 26 October 2018.