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António Vitorino
Director General of (IOM). We work to promote safe, orderly, and regular migration.
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António Vitorino Nov 26
As human mobility faces unprecedented challenges, IOM is grateful for the continued support and flexibility of its Member States and donors. We are committed to improving the management of migration for the benefit of all.
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António Vitorino Nov 25
COVID-19 has further exposed violence against women and girls as a human rights abuse which requires urgent action. IOM reiterates its commitment to protect women and girls everywhere and achieve .
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António Vitorino Nov 24
Vaccines are a powerful tool to keep people on the move and host communities safe and healthy. Our partnership with will contribute to the realization of true universal health coverage:
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António Vitorino Nov 24
Congratulations to my friend ! I look forward to advancing our cooperation for the protection and wellbeing of all displaced persons.
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António Vitorino Nov 23
actors have been working together to prevent, address and find durable solutions to internal displacement for the last three years. I’m proud to join them today in sharing best practices from displacement crises around the world in a new report:
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António Vitorino Nov 23
The peace process in Afghanistan faces unprecedented challenges. IOM stands ready to support all efforts to build a better future through safe and dignified migration:
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António Vitorino Nov 20
I was pleased to welcome Spanish Foreign Minister to IOM's HQ today for substantive discussions about a range of issues of mutual concern and to reaffirm our long collaboration managing migration-related issues.
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António Vitorino Nov 11
My deepest condolences to the government and people of Bahrain for the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain.
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António Vitorino Nov 10
The impact of COVID-19 on health and human mobility threatens to roll back global commitments and hinder ongoing efforts to support those in need of assistance. It is our collective responsibility to safeguard the rights of people on the move:
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António Vitorino Nov 8
Congratulations from all of us at IOM to President-Elect and Vice President-Elect . We look forward to working with your administration on managing migration for the benefit of all.
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António Vitorino Nov 5
Replying to @IOMchief
These reforms will directly reduce the vulnerability of foreign workers to exploitation and abuse as well as enhance their living and working conditions in Saudi Arabia.
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António Vitorino Nov 5
I welcome the labour reforms announced in Saudi Arabia today granting foreign workers more freedom in job mobility and lessening restrictions on exit and re-entry into the Kingdom.
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António Vitorino Oct 31
My deepest sympathy and solidarity to the families of the Greek and Turkish people affected by yesterday’s earthquake. IOM stands ready to support.
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António Vitorino Oct 20
We continue to witness mass displacement, rights violations and limited access to basic services in the Sahel. We must intensify our efforts to meet the needs of the displaced population while addressing the root causes of this crisis. 
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António Vitorino Oct 13
I enjoyed today's forward-looking discussion at the 7th EU-IOM strategic meeting. Our partnership with the EU is predicated on the view that international cooperation for safe, dignified, rights-based migration is indispensable:
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António Vitorino Oct 10
People most in need of mental health support are often the least likely to receive it. We must ensure that everyone, including migrants and displaced persons, can get the help they need:
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António Vitorino Oct 9
Delighted to see the World Food Programme awarded the 2020 . The women and men of deserve recognition for their assistance to the most vulnerable. IOM is proud to work alongside your staff on humanitarian frontlines worldwide.
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David Beasley Oct 9
We are deeply humbled to receive the . This is an incredible recognition of the dedication of the family, working to end hunger everyday in 80+ countries. Thank you for this incredible honor!
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António Vitorino Oct 6
In a COVID-19 world, the most vulnerable have become more vulnerable. It's our responsibility to address urgent humanitarian needs and support the recovery of crisis affected populations. Pleased to join & other leaders today to discuss the way forward for .
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António Vitorino Oct 1
With the arrival of 139 asylum seekers to Germany, over 1000 people have safely relocated from Greece this year. I thank the governments of Germany, Greece and participating states for progress in difficult times & concrete demonstration of :
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