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WHO WE AREThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) is part of the United Nations System as the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, with 175 member states and a presence in over 100 countries. IOM has presence in Norway since 2002.
Our WorkAs the leading inter-governmental organization promoting since 1951 humane and orderly migration, IOM plays a key role to support the achievement of the 2030 Agenda through different areas of intervention that connect both humanitarian assistance and sustainable development.
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Thomas is a 40-year-old Ethiopian man who decided to return home because he missed his country, he believed that there was positive change underway in Ethiopia, and he was hoping to do good there. Thomas felt happy to return and feels comfortable being back home. He enjoys seeing many changes in Addis Ababa, especially in terms of infrastructure.
He set about immediately to start his own business. His plans are to open his own film production company and contribute to his country through his filmmaking. He is currently producing a film which deals with migration and is trying to get it distributed to a public audience. He has no plans to leave Ethiopia again because he wants to make a difference at home.