New IOM Director-General Arrives in Addis Ababa for Official Working Visit

The new Director-General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Amy E. Pope arrived in Addis Ababa today for official working visit.

This visit is her 1st official trip since assuming office this month as Director-General of IOM.

During her stay in Ethiopia, she will hold meetings with the Government and the African Union Commission officials, donors, partners and IOM staff.

Pope is the first woman to lead this international organization in its more than 70-year-old history.

Established in 1951, the IOM is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. IOM is part of the United Nations system, as a related organization.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency