The COVID-19 Pandemic Is An Opportunity To Reimagine Human Mobility
Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged that global efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis will depend upon public health responses and a comprehensive recovery that include all people. The United Nations Network on Migration welcomes the Secretary-General’s policy guidance, as key lessons that can guide us in advancing safe and inclusive mobility.
3 Jun 2020
IOM Releases Guidance for Employers and Businesses on Protection of Migrant Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis
COVID-19 affects everyone in society but strikes the vulnerable the hardest. Globally migrant workers are disproportionately impacted by the negative effects of COVID-19 on businesses, including soaring unemployment rates and loss of income.
14 May 2020
IOM Niger Arranges Quarantine Reception for Returning Migrants
IOM is assisting the Niger government to set up a reception camp in the capital Niamey for 1,500 Nigerian migrants. They were held in neighbouring Burkina Faso because the borders were closed due to the corona virus. The migrants returning to Niger will remain quarantined in the Niamey camp for about fourteen days, so they cannot infect anyone in Niger.
11 May 2020
Covid19 Measures Extended until 20th of May
We have extended our measures to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. Like many others, we experience this time as very challenging, and we are sorry that we are unable to maintain face-to-face contact with our partners and especially with our target group at the moment. Naturally, we follow the measures taken by the Dutch government and the majority of our colleagues works from home.
30 Apr 2020
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