IOM Armenia holds a briefing on outcomes of International Migration Review Forum (IMRF)
24 June 2022
The sides discussed the key messages, outcomes of the Forum, and priorities of the Republic of Armenia.
IOM Armenia’s Head of Office Ms. Ilona Ter-Minasyan and the Head of the Migration Service of Armenia Mr. Armen Ghazaryan attended a follow-up meeting with international partners to present main developments on International Migration Review Forum (IMRF), discuss key messages, outcomes of the Forum and priorities of the Republic of Armenia. The discussion was welcomed by Ms. Lila Pieters Yahia, the Acting UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia.
During May 17-20, 2022, the first International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) was taken place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The quadrennial International Migration Review Forum aimed to review the progress made by the states at the local, national, regional and global levels in implementing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).
“During the past years Armenia has witnessed significant steps towards the advancement of good migration governance,” – says IOM Armenia Chief of Mission Ms. Ilona Ter-Minasyan and highlights the importance of multi-stakeholder cooperation on migration issues.
The Republic of Armenia is one of those countries which in close cooperation with IOM prepared and presented two Voluntary National Reviews on implementation of the GCM and participated in IMRF-2022. The Republic of Armenia was represented at the IMRF by the Head of the Migration Service and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations in New York.