Press Releases

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Herat A catastrophic fire on the border between Afghanistan and Iran, which killed at least 40 people, injured 17 others and caused USD hundreds of millions worth of destruction on Saturday, also damaged the International Organization for Mig

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

KABUL - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, have launched their annual joint report on returns to Afghanistan from the Islamic Republics of Pakistan and Iran for 2018.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Kabul – One in three Afghans has migrated or been displaced in the past six years, according to a new Displacement Tracking Matrixreport published

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Kabul - IOM Afghanistan celebrated International Migrants Day at the office of the Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul on Tuesday (18/12), together with government partners, UN agencies, NGOs, and representatives of Afghan civil society and media.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dushanbe - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has organized a first regional forum bringing together counter trafficking government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to foster regional cooperation and improve the identification, referral and

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Herat – Afghanistan is currently facing the worst drought in decades.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Kabul – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has co-organized a second regional forum bringing together non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajik

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Herat – A group of 13 young Afghan women and men from different backgrounds and ethnicities have spent a week together in the western Afghan city of Herat to exchange e

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Kabul – Afghanistan has launched its first national referral network of NGOs and media to combat trafficking in persons.