Strengthening the Referral Network to Assist and Protect Victims of Trafficking and Exploited Migrant Workers in Jordan

On Thursday 12 March, the Jordanian Ministry of Labor and the International Organization for Migration in Jordan launched a 3-day workshop from 12 – 14 March 2015 in Dead Sea, Jordan to reflect on current response to combat trafficking and to discuss the creation of Jordanian National Referral...

International Women's Day: Empower Women, Empower Humanity - IOM DG OpEd

by William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Online discussions pave the way for World Humanitarian Summit MENA Consultations in Amman

Following a productive two week run, the online discussions for the World Humanitarian Summit for the MENA region were extended for an additional week.

IOM Jordan Chief of Mission Expresses Condolence for the Death of Lt. Muath Kasasbeh. May his soul rest in peace.

On behalf of Ambassador Swing and the entire IOM’s Management Team I wish to share with you all our sincere condolences for the barbarian execution of Muath Kasasbeh. May his soul rest in peace.



                        Davide Terzi

IOM Distributes Winter Shoes to Refugees in Azraq Camp

With winter weather taking hold at Azraq Camp in Jordan, IOM started the distribution of winter shoes for Syrian refugee children in the camp this week, with funding from the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID).

HRH Princess Basma attends IOM Counter Trafficking Recognition Ceremony in Irbid

On 22 October, under the patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal, a recognition ceremony was held for the participants of counter trafficking project in Irbid Governorate, which is funded by the Japanese Government and implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM) Jordan and...

450,000 and Rising: Syrians Continue to Seek Refuge in Jordan

This week, the number of refugees IOM has transported to refugee camps since July 2012 has surpassed 450,000.