On 19 September 2016, International Organization fo Migration (IOM) became part of the United Nations (UN) System as a related organization. The UN-IOM Agreement was signed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and IOM Director General William Lacy Swing at the UN Headquarters in New York. More information is available on the IOM Global web site, on the web site of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants and the UN Media web site (photos and videorecording of the signing ceremony).

Signing of the Agreement between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) at the UN HQ, New York on 19 September 2016

IOM Director General William Lacy Swing (seated left) and UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon at the signing ceremony. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 2016

Watch the signing ceremony here: