International Organization for Migration (IOM)
About the course
This course provides informational sessions on the Syrian refugee communities for local authorities and practitioners. Participants responsible for both policy and programming for Syrian refugees will receive introductory information on the diverse cultural traditions and makeup of Syria a summary of service infrastructure in Syria and family structure an introduction to the conditions Syrian refugees have experienced since the conflict began and an exploration of the culture shock process to better understand and anticipate refugee needs for incorporation into services in the UK. The sessions include up-to-date statistics and information.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an inter-governmental organisation committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society. As the leading global organisation for migration IOM works with migrants governments and its partners in the international community to provide humane responses to the growing migration challenges of today.