IOM, NITI Aayog jointly organize panel discussion on migration

Three sessions of the one-day event focused different aspects of migrants.

IOM, NITI Aayog jointly organize panel discussion on migration
Source: International Organization for Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), UN Migration in partnership with the Government of India’s NITI Aayog organized a National Conclave to discuss the core areas of migration. The aim of the event, held in New Delhi, was to deliberate on the current trends in migration, look for solutions to the challenges faced by migrants and take steps to develop a sustainable, safe, secure and orderly model of migration.

Speaking at the event, Sanjay Awasthi, Head of Office, IOM’s Mission in India, said, ““Migration is an international issue and with pandemic the crisis only accelerated manifold. Through this conclave, IOM aims to create awareness about the challenges faced by migrant workers and develop best practices with the help of stakeholders, to be adopted for their safety and welfare.”