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Government of Iraq and Government of the Netherlands Migration Ministries discuss on Regular Pathways, Mobility and Migration Governance

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The Hague, The Netherlands – IOM/UN Migration, Government Ministries of Interior, Justice, Foreign Affairs and Migration and Displaced, and other high-level agencies (State Council, Prime Minister Office) from both Iraq federal and Kurdistan governments met in the Hague with Dutch high-level counterparts to discuss the topics of return, readmission and reintegration and legal identity in protecting the rights of migrants, and how to manage regular and irregular migration.

27 Feb 2024

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IOM The Netherlands' Annual Reception 2024

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Our Annual reception on 8th February 2024 had the honour of hosting representatives of Embassies, Consulates, the Dutch government and partners.
The evening commenced with a stirring speech from our Chief of Mission, Antonio Polosa.
Mr. Polosa acknowledged the profound contributions of migrants from diverse corners of the globe.

He emphasized that "(migrants) have consistently played a pivotal role in driving development and advancement, contributing to the prosperity of communities and societies."

19 Feb 2024

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Successful Conclusion of 'Migration Spices Up Your Life' Campaign

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On December 28, IOM officially rounded off the ‘Migration Spices Up Your Life’ campaign. The campaign, which focused on the enriching influence of migration on daily life with a specific emphasis on culinary diversity, has achieved impressive results.

Using advertisements on various media platforms, sharing campaign posts, and presenting personal stories of chefs with a migration background working and living in the Netherlands, the campaign engaged the movable middle (individuals with an uncertain or conflicting view on migration) on a national level for ten days.

26 Jan 2024

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First Ever IOM Annual Appeal Seeks USD 7.9 Billion

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First Ever IOM Annual Appeal Seeks USD 7.9 Billion to Tackle Migration Crises and Fulfil Developmental Promise

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched its first-ever Global Annual Appeal for 2024, calling for USD 7.9 billion to support its operations and help create a system that realizes migration’s promise as a force for good throughout the world.

22 Jan 2024

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RETURNING HOME- Migrants' stories about their return

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Upon request of the Government of the Netherlands, IOM the Netherlands has been facilitating the voluntary return of migrants to their country of origin since 1992.
Over the years, the programme has undergone regular changes to adapt to new insights and evolving needs.

Especially the year 2000 brought big changes. Decentralized teams were set up with the goal of reaching out to as many migrants as possible, informing them about the return support that IOM can provide. Consultation hours were initiated at asylum reception centres and in cities with high numbers of undocumented migrants.

16 Jan 2024

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IOM in the Netherlands Works:

To 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.

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+ 31 88 746 4466 (Voluntary Return)  + 31 88 746 4444 (Family Reunifcation)

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Call IOM :
+ 31 88 746 4466 (Voluntary Return)  + 31 88 746 4444 (Family Reunifcation)