An intergovernmental organization established in 1951, IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.
- 149 Member States and 98 observers
- More than 450 field locations
- More than 7,800 staff working on more than 2,700 projects
- More than US$ 1.3 billion expenditures in 2011
- PLURAL+ is a youth video festival and has been a joint initiative of IOM Special Liaison Office to the United Nations in New York and the UN Alliance of Civilizations. Each year, PLURAL+ invites young people aged between 9 and 25 to submit short videos of between one to five minutes in length. The videos share participants’ thoughts, experiences, questions and suggestions on migration, diversity, integration, identity, social cohesiveness and the human rights of migrants, highlighting people’s realities as well as their ideas on coexistence in diverse cultural and religious contexts. For more information, please visit the Plural+ website at: http://pluralplus.unaoc.org/
- IOM reacts to fatal fire in Northern Thailand - IOM's offices in Mae Hong Son and Mae Sot were quick to respond to Friday's deadly fire in Mae Surin facility for displaced persons from Myanmar, which left 37 dead and thousands homeless.
- MY World is a global survey for citizens led by the United Nations and partners. It aims to capture people's voices, priorities and views, so that global leaders can be informed as they begin the process of defining the new development agenda for the world. Visit the MY World website and fill out the survey today!
- A remarkable health intervention in Northern Thailand is coming to an end – and to a new beginning. In early 2010 a joint IOM/UN/Government of Thailand programme set out to bring primary health care to some of the remotest villages on the border with Myanmar with the modest outlay of USD100,000 a year. Read more about the initiative here: Building a base for sustainable healthcare in rural Thailand
Welcome to IOM Thailand
Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
IOM has a strong presence in Thailand, which has been a member state of IOM since 1986 and is currently home to:
- IOM Thailand Country Office in Bangkok
- IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
- Regional Support Office (RSO)
- IOM UK TB programme office and TB Lab
- Sub-Office in Mae Sot
- Sub-Office in Mae Hong Son
- Sub-Office in Mae Sariang
- Sub-Office in Pawai
- Sub-Office in Chiang Mai
- Processing Centre in Mae Sot
- Processing Centre in Mae Hong Son
- Processing Centre in Mae Sariang
- Airport Office, Suvarnabhumi International Airport
- Labour Migration staff at the Ministry of Labour
- Field presence in: Chaing Rai, Tak, Saraburi, Sanklaburi, Ratchaburi, Ranong, Phang Nga
- Field presence in the nine refugee camps along the Thai-Myanmar border
In Thailand, IOM is active in a number of different areas including Labour Migration, Counter-Trafficking, Migration Health, Resettlement and Movement Management, Emergency and Post-Crisis, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration, and is implementing the United Kingdom Pre-Departure Tuberculosis Detection programme.
Assessing Potential Changes in the Migration Patterns of Myanmar Migrants and Their Impacts on Thailand (English Language)
Assessing Potential Changes in the Migration Patterns of Myanmar Migrants and Their Impacts on Thailand (Thai Language)
On The Move: Critical Migration Themes in ASEAN
Trafficking of Fishermen in Thailand
Overview of IOM Flood Response in Thailand 2012
Migration Information Notes (English, Thai, Burmese)