Dear friends,

We are glad to inform you that after our pleasant experience with the Italian blog, the IIMA Human Rights Office has decided to open a new blog in English.

On this blog, you may follow our main activities with the United Nations and its mechanisms for the protection and promotion of human rights, as well as news from the UN bodies and IIMA offices in different countries related to the right to education.

Do you want to collaborate with us? You can apply for an internship at the IIMA Human Rights Office. Click here!

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UN Library Event "What's trust got to do with Migration?" - A Human Library

 On May 11th IIMA attended the event entitled “What’s trust got to do with Migration?” at the UN Library, in which the guests shared their personal stories, each focusing on issues related to migration and the importance of trust-building.

The initiative was opened by Cornelio Sommaruga, Honorary President of Initiative of Change International (IofC) who stated the importance of consolidating and revaluating human security relating to integration in the global phenomenon of migration.

This initiative was animated by the participation of Leonard Doyle, Spokesperson for the International Organization for Migration (IOM); Melissa Fleming, Chief Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Jens Wihelmsen Member of IofC Norway; Imad Karam, Executive Director of IofC International; Huruy Gulbet, Eritrean Refugee, student in Geneva.