Skip to main content

Guideline

IOM’s Approach to Protection reflects shared thinking and common understanding of the Organization’s approach to protection across operational contexts. This document articulates IOM’s approach to protection and is intended to support a consistent, coherent...
The Return Counselling Toolkit is a capacity-building instrument aimed at providing a harmonized and coherent approach to return counselling based on key migrant-centred principles. Accompanied by operational tools that can facilitate the work of return...
The return and readmission of migrants to their countries of origin, or third countries, and their reintegration into the societies and communities that receive them, are natural features of international mobility. More than ever, migration today is not a...
The EU-IOM Knowledge Management Hub has developed a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) package for return and reintegration programmes. This M&E package can be used for the development of results monitoring frameworks, M&E plans and the conduct of monitoring and...
These Guidelines are intended mainly for individual, non-clinical case managers providing direct support and assistance to migrants with protection and assistance needs, including children. Recognizing that case management for children requires specialized...
A guide to principles and practice as applied to refugees and migrants provides​ guidance on relevant legal provisions, on practical procedures to ensure the prompt disembarkation of rescued persons, and on measures to meet their specific needs, particularly...
This publication is intended as a tool to complement and support practical application of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)publication, Protection of Migrants at Sea (IOM, 2018). It is comprised of two interrelated parts. Part I: Guidance Note...
Published by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), these groundbreaking guidelines outline crucial actions necessary for humanitarian actors to identify and respond effectively to the needs and rights of persons with disabilities in humanitarian settings...
This document provides guidance to support the design and implementation of effective counter-trafficking projects that fit within a cohesive approach to thematic programming across the Organization focusing on what works and what we do best to achieve greater...
The time to plan and prepare for return and reintegration support is now, as relevant policy and programming discussions are ongoing, in Ukraine, in the European Union (EU), and in hosting countries. The commitments and decisions made at policy and programme...
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance and best practice examples for airlines to address trafficking in persons (which is also known as human trafficking) as part of a multi-stakeholder approach across the aviation value change. The guide is not...
As more governments answer the call to take action against trafficking in persons, there has been a groundswell of momentum to improve data collection and analysis to help learn more about human trafficking. In turn, as more governments report on or seek to...
Data and information are needed to programme and implement an inclusive response that reflects and addresses the needs of all groups and ensures access modalities tailored to all people in need, including persons with diverse SOGIESC. There is a recognised...
This Pocket Guide and its supporting materials provide all humanitarian practitioners with information on: How to support a survivor of gender-based violence (GBV) Who discloses their experience of GBV with you In a context where there is no GBV actor...
The Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (Call to Action) is a groundbreaking global initiative to fundamentally transform the way gender-based violence (GBV) is addressed in humanitarian action. The aim is to drive change and...
In September 2018, the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched its first Institutional Framework for Addressing GBV in Crises (GBViC Framework). The GBViC Framework builds on lessons learned...
Humanitarian action is most effective when it focuses not only on meeting the immediate needs of those most affected, but also on protecting the rights and long-term wellbeing of the most vulnerable at every stage. Gender-based violence is among the greatest...
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nigeria produced two manuals on strengthening law enforcement response to gender-based violence and trafficking in persons in the current humanitarian situation in North-East Nigeria. The manuals were...
There is increasing awareness that trafficking in persons (TIP) and humanitarian crises are connected, as crises can exacerbate pre-existing trafficking trends and patterns, or create conditions for new forms of exploitation to proliferate. While evidence of...
The UN’s mission and objectives are often critically linked to changing human behaviour. Behavioural science enables us to diagnose barriers preventing people from engaging in a certain behaviour, identify enablers that help people achieve their aims, and...