Facts and Figures (Global)
Through the Department of Migration Management, IOM works on the development of policy guidance for the field; the formulation of global strategies; standard-setting and quality control; and knowledge management relating to “mainstream” migration sectors, including labour and facilitated migration, migration and development, counter-trafficking, assisted voluntary return, migration health, assistance for vulnerable migrants, immigration and border management and overall capacity-building in migration management.
In addition, the Department also manages the IOM Development Fund and is responsible for reviewing, endorsing and managing multiregional and global projects. The Department provides technical supervision of project review and endorsement to experts in the field. It is also responsible for maintaining operational partnerships with relevant governmental, multilateral and private sector industry partners in coordination with the Department of International Cooperation and Partnerships.
Across Kenya, IOM provides a comprehensive response to the humanitarian needs of migrants and internally displaced persons. As part of this support, the Operations Department from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kenya has launched a Beneficiary Assistance System (BAS) , where migrants can schedule online appointments with the operations office. Additionally, the Migration Health Assessment (MHAC) provides a variety of health services.