Migration Management


Migration Management covers the development of policy, the formulation of strategies and areas relating to “mainstream” migration sectors, including labour and facilitated migration, migration and development, counter-trafficking, assisted voluntary return, migration health, assistance for vulnerable migrants, immigration and border management and overall capacity-building in migration management.

Featured IOM Projects in the Pacific Region:


  • Assisted Passage for Australian Government Funded Humanitarian Entrants

  • No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS)

  • Sponsor pre-paid resettlement travel assistance to Australia-bound humanitarian entrants

  • Travel assistance to new migrants to Australia

  • Health Assessment and Departure Health Check (DHC) for Humanitarian Entrants to Australia

  • New Zealand Government Funded Quota Refugee Resettlement Programme

  • Sponsor pre-paid resettlement travel assistance to New Zealand-bound humanitarian entrants

  • Travel assistance new migrants to New Zealand

  • Health assessment for the New Zealand Quota Refugees

  • Immigration Visa Support Services to New Zealand Government

  • Migration Services to Australia

  • Health assessment for Australian and New Zealand visa applicants

  • Australian Cultural Orientation Programme (AUSCO)

  • Immigration Information and Counselling Services in Australia

  • Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration in Australia, Manus - Papua New Guinea and Nauru


Marshall Islands

  • Promoting Safe Migration and Integration though the Establishment of a Migrant Resource Center


Papua New Guinea

  • Strengthening Public Awareness, Community Engagement, and Communications Capacity for Settlement of Refugees

  • Building capacity of government to respond to climate change and engage grassroots structures in development planning for the atolls

  • Technical Assistance to strengthen legislation, prosecution efforts, and protection measures to combat trafficking in persons

  • Assisted Voluntary Return and Capacity Building in Migration Management in PNG


Federated States of Micronesia

  • A Migration Profile: A tool for Strategic Policy Development

  • Combating Trafficking in Persons through Establishment of Protection Frameworks for VoT


Solomon Islands

  • Strengthening Coordinated Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Solomon Islands



  • Border Capability Improvement Program

  • Development of a National Framework for Durable Solutions in Vanuatu