IOM Director General Describes Recent Visit to Cuba as Successful

He also gave details of the issues discussed in those meetings he held with representatives of several Cuban entities related to the work of the Organization. For her part, Rodriguez confirmed the positive progress of the cooperation ties between IOM and the Caribbean nation, as well as the will to continue strengthening and expanding those actions.

Both sides also discussed current issues of interest from the international organization’s agenda for 2016 second half. Ana Duran, adviser for America at IOM and member of the delegation that visited the Caribbean island in late June, also participated in the meeting, according to a communiqué from the Cuban Permanent Mission in Geneva.

Established in 1951, IOM is the main intergovernmental forum in the field of migration. Its activity aims to promote the orderly and humane management of this kind of displacement, as well as boost international cooperation on those issues. It offers advice services, technical support and humanitarian assistance.

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