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Myanmar in Motion: From Human Trafficking to Regular Migration

Today, Myanmar is the main labour migration source country in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. It has been estimated that one in four people are migrants, both nationally and internationally.

DG Swing Discusses Myanmar Crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi

Nay Pyi Taw - IOM’s Director General William Lacy Swing said rebuilding community cohesion in Myanmar is key to resolving the crisis created by the flight of 700,000 refugees to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since last August.

UN Migration Agency, ASEAN to Enhance Skilled Labour Mobility in Southeast Asia

01/06/2018 - Representatives from eight Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather in Bangkok next week (4-5 June) to discuss the use of labour market information in the context of migration policy, as a means to enhance ski


Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Explore Pathways to More Ethical Recruitment

Yangon – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is hosting an introductory workshop on ethical recruitment standards and the International Recruitment Integrity System (IRIS) certification process for 25 private recruitment agency members of the Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation (MOEAF) and staff of Myanmar’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population.

Media+Technology Enables Myanmar Migrants to Access Crucial Information

Yangon - Access to vital information and resources is crucial for Myanmar workers looking for jobs in other cities and countries. And that access is rapidly evolving with the explosion of media and technology in the country.

IOM X Video Series Targets Myanmar Migrants

Nay Pyi Taw – “Information is power”; that was the central message at the premiere of IOM X’s Make Migration Work video series yesterday (07/05).

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