Safety is our greatest task during relocations. For any parent, going on a flight with a child can be challenging, but this little girl was all smiles as she and IOM staff made their way through Malta International Airport. Photo: Sofie Bindner / IOM
For many, migrating can be a daunting task. At IOM we provide an overview of the procedures migrants being relocated through our relocation scheme will go through upon arrival in their new country. Photo: Sofie Bindner / IOM
One of the projects in Malta focus on integration in education. We gathered students from all over the world and ask them to share their culture through music. It was a day of joy, laughter and an intercultural jam session like never before. Photo: Luca Gouder / IOM
At IOM we aim to make the pre departure orientations inclusive as well as informative. That entails drawing maps of their new country and formulating questions of everything they would like to know. Photo: Sofie Bindner / IOM
Before being relocated migrants are being informed about their new country, procedures and the travel. Here a group from Eritrea is curious, and have asked to see pictures of the landscapes and cities in France. Photo: Sofie Bindner / IOM
Geneva—The images are unforgettable. Desperate families in sweltering shipping containers and rickety boats. Bodies washed up on shores and beaches following failed voyages. Human beings scarred and broken from years of abuse and exploitation.