IOM has been operating in Papua New Guinea (PNG) since 2001, working on complex emergencies, providing humanitarian relief, and building capacity of the Government. With generous support from the Governments of Australia, the USA and the EU, and in close partnership with Government partners, the UN country team and civil society, IOM is reaching displaced populations in remote communities, assisting stranded migrants, and safeguarding the rights of vulnerable groups

Operating through its head office in Port Moresby and field offices throughout the country, IOM’s programmes focus on disaster management, emergency preparedness and response, counter-trafficking in persons, assisted voluntary return and reintegration, migration and border management, and integration.


IOM PNG is committed to maintaining the highest standards of accountability and ethical conduct in all of its operations. Following internationally accepted standards and best practices, IOM PNG utilizes a monitoring and evaluation system which ensures mission-wide compliance throughout all activity areas. The monitoring and evaluation framework is accompanied by a complaints-handling system, beneficiary/client satisfaction measurement tools, as well as an anti-corruption and transparency procedures.

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