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Bangladesh becomes first member state of IOM to conclude a full-fledged cooperation agreement following IOM’s entry in the UN System

The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, signed a cooperation agreement in Dhaka today to further strengthen and develop the cooperation between Bangladesh and IOM. With the signing of the agreement, Bangladesh

It’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. What do we need to do now?

It is believed that millions are currently victims of trafficking in persons around the world. It is almost impossible to think about each one of those numbers as individual human beings and it can feel like an insurmountable problem. But

Technical Working Group Meeting held on Thematic Strategy Papers on Migration and Development

A Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting was held on 20th June 2017 to support the preparation of the Thematic Strategy Papers on Migration and Development. The TWG meeting, organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was held as part

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