What Do We Do?
Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration. We work closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 155 member states, a further 11 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. Our Constitution recognises the link between migration and economic, social and cultural development, as well as to the right of freedom of movement. We work in the four broad areas of migration management: