Mission

Since its inception, IOM has operated on the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.

As the leading international organization for migration, IOM works with its partners throughout the international community to:

  • » Assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management.
  • » Advance understanding of migration issues.
  • » Encourage social and economic development through migration.
  • » Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.