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BETTER TOGETHER - A closer acquaintance with the network of IOM in the Netherlands in the field of voluntary return


At the request of the Government of the Netherlands, IOM has been facilitating the voluntary return of migrants to their country of origin since 1992.
Over the years, more than 68,000 migrants in the Netherlands have returned to more than 100 different countries with the help of IOM.

This cannot be achieved without the cooperation with government agencies, embassies, municipalities, non-governmental organizations, youth institutions, health-care facilities, migrant organizations and key figures.

14 Jan 2022

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IOM: 70 years ◊ 30 years in the Netherlands


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, with an office in the Netherlands for 30 years:

Migration for the benefit of all!

Watch the video message of Antonio Polosa, Chief of Mission of IOM Netherlands, on the occasion of these two anniversaries.

20 Dec 2021

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IOM's World Migration Report Shows Global Displacement Rising Despite COVID-19 Mobility Limits


Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched its flagship World Migration Report 2022 which reveals a dramatic increase in internal displacement due to disasters, conflict and violence at a time when global mobility ground to a halt due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

"We are witnessing a paradox not seen before in human history,” said IOM's Director General António Vitorino. “While billions of people have been effectively grounded by COVID-19, tens of millions of others have been displaced within their own countries.”

1 Dec 2021

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IOM and Partners Scaling Up Aid for Migrants and Refugees Stranded in Belarus


Minsk - In response to the situation at the Belarusian-EU border, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its partners have scaled up their assistance for migrants and refugees, providing humanitarian aid at the border and expanding voluntary return opportunities and other forms of assistance.

29 Nov 2021

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Includ-EU: New Website aimed at Enhancing Integration in EU


To build more inclusive and cohesive European societies we are committed to the integration of third-country nationals. In October a website was launched encouraging intra-EU information exchange on good practices at regional and local levels. In the Netherlands, we cooperate with the Tilburg municipality to enhance labour market integration in the Hart van Brabant region.

24 Nov 2021

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IOM Works to Help

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)