IOM's Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) thematic specialists work in the areas of: Emergency and Post Crisis; Migrant Protection and Assistance; Immigration and Border Management; Migration Health; Labor Migration and Human Development; and Migration, Environment and Climate Change.

Other specialists work in the fields of Regional Policy and Liaison; Media and Communications; Programme Support; Project Development, Resource Management and Field Security.

The office works closely with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

It also supports regional migration management initiatives including the Colombo Process on Overseas Employment; the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime; and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

Our Focus: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)