The Global Experts Meeting on Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda tookplace in the context of increasing recognition that migration is a key driver of sustainabledevelopment.» Read more
On January 19, 2015, IOM and the German Embassy signed a Memorandum of Understanding which gives IOM the authority to verify educational documents of applicants to various academic institutions of Germany for Undergraduate and Masters Programme.» Read more
IOM provide Health Assessment services to immigrants bound to Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, and the United States, along with promoting the health of migrants and their host communities.» Read more
Using medium of street theatres and community meetings with potential migrants and local government officials at grass roots level, IOM has been raising awareness on key issues related to safe and orderly migration.» Read more
Working together with Government of Bangladesh (GoB) increase access to Primary Health Care and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services for vulnerable and hard to reach communities in Cox’s Bazar.» Read more
On December 9th, 2014, IOM together with UNHCR organized a National Consultation to discuss issues related to human trafficking and smuggling through the South East region of Bangladesh.» Read more
Message from the Chief of Mission
Over the centuries, migration has been one of the key factors of socio-economic development in South Asia. Read more...
An inter governmental organization established in 1951, IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.
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Climate Change and Migration at the 2nd Annual Gobeshona Conference
8-10 January 2016
The Gobeshona Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh is an annual conference that showcases research on climate change in the country. The second conference was held from 8 to 11 January 2016 at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). IOM Dhaka along with Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) co-hosted the plenary session on “Climate Change and Migration”. The session was chaired by Dr. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director of BCAS and facilitated by Mr. Abdusattor Esoev, Senior Programme Manager of IOM Dhaka. Mr. Ashfaqur Rahman Khan, Research Assistant of IOM Dhaka, made a presentation titled “Assessing the climate change, environmental degradation and migration nexus in South Asia”. The presentations stimulated discussions focused on quantification of environmental migration, institutional frameworks, and role of international organizations on the issue.
Ashfaqur Rahman Khan of IOM Dhaka (left) presents South Asia regional project on climate change and migration
Panelists discuss climate change and migration © ICCAD, 2016