#Life_Saving_Boats Presidential Initiative official song by Egyptian singer Mohamed Fouad, launched by The Egyptian Ministry of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates.

In this video Mrs. Carmela Godeau, Regional Director, IOM Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa, addresses staff with a positive message in solidarity with their resilience in responding to COVID19.

In late 2018, Mariam* was recruited through an agent-based in Kenya to work as a domestic worker in Egypt. After arriving in Cairo, she was transferred to a different governorate, but she was not paid for many months.

In February 2020, she contacted IOM Egypt and was assisted to voluntarily return home through the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Programme. Before going home, Mariam wanted to share her story and send a message to every woman who finds herself in a similar situation.

*Her name has been changed to protect her identity.

في إطار المبادرة المشتركة لكل من الاتحاد الأوروبي والمنظمة الدولية للهجرة لحماية المهاجرين وإعادة إدماجهم، مكنت المنظمة الدولية للهجرة يوم 28 نوفمبر 2019 الرشيد إبراهيم من العودة إلى السودان بعد أن قضى حوالي عشر سنوات في مصر وذلك عبر رحلة انطلقت من مطار القاهرة الدولي بإتجاه العاصمة السودانية الخرطوم. شاهد الفيديو التالي لمعرفة المزيد عن تجربة السيد الرشيد وبرامجه المستقبلية بعد العودة إلى السودان.

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2019, we've interviewed Johanna Schubert, IOM Middle East and North Africa Staff counselor.

On the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, IOM Lebanon launched a call-to-action campaign against Trafficking in Persons in collaboration with the Lebanese NGO ‘Justice without Frontiers’, to accentuate the importance of partnerships in addressing Trafficking in Person as a crime on the one hand. On the other hand, the call-to-action campaign aims at claiming change to the Lebanese Law No.

In 2014, ISIL launched a horrific attack against the Yazidis of Sinjar, executing hundreds of men and sexually enslaving thousands of women and girls. To mark the fifth anniversary of these atrocities, two groups of Yazidi youth, trained by IOM Iraq on storytelling and basic videography, decided to share their stories and send a message to the world.

The UN Migration's first online talk show to break all the barriers and get you closer to the differe

Yusra talks about how she and her sister Sara, left their home in Syria and sought refuge in Germany after crossing the Aegean from Turkey to Greece.