Press Release

More Children Rescued From Forced Labour

Thirteen more children were rescued last week from forced labour at
a fishing community near Yeji on the northern shores of Ghana's
Lake Volta by IOM.

Ministerial Conference of Least Developed Countries Focuses on Migrant Remittances

A two-day ministerial conference gets underway this week in
Benin’s capital, Cotonou aimed at improving the impact of
migrant remittances on development in the world’s least
developed countries.

Sudanese Refugees Return Home

A first group of 49 Sudanese refugees yesterday boarded an IOM
chartered plane in the southeastern Central African Republic
(C.A.R) town of Mboki for a short flight to Tambura, in

Sudanese Refugees To Return Home

An inaugural flight returning the first 50 Sudanese refugees who
have been in southeastern Central African Republic (C.A.R) for more
than 16 years, will take place in the first week of February.

Stranded Bangladesh Migrants Return Home

A group of 48 Bangladeshi migrants who had been left stranded by
smuggling networks in the Sahara desert while trying to reach the
northern shores of the Mediterranean, have been helped by IOM to