29/01/2024 – Launch of Migrant Protection Platform

The official launch of the Migrant Protection Platform will take place on Monday, 29 January 2024 at 4pm (CET) in the framework of the Migration Week 2024, convened by the United Nations Network on Migration.

The Migrant Protection Platform is a dedicated one-stop-shop for a broad community of policymakers and practitioners in different specialized protection programming areas, such as counter-trafficking, addressing gender-based violence, child protection, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, and the return and reintegration of vulnerable migrants.

Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands as part of the Cooperation on Migration and Partnerships to Achieve Sustainable Solutions (COMPASS) initiative, the Platform is available in English, French and Spanish.

It allows for peer-to-peer exchanges on migrant protection, represents a space for online dialogues and consultations, offers public access to thousands of resources, learning opportunities (courses, training and webinars) and audio-video materials, and it actively encourages the sharing of good practices from different entities and initiatives.

During the event, structured as a panel discussion, simultaneous interpretation will be offered in French and Spanish.

Key aspects of the event: 

  • Gain a deeper understanding of IOM’s pivotal role in protection.
  • Learn about the relevance of the Migrant Protection Platform’s role in the UN knowledge management system.
  • Explore opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.

For those based in Geneva, you are welcome to join the event in person at the IOM Headquarters (Auditorium, room 1.E), 17 Route des Morillons, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland. Please confirm your presence HERE