Past events

Global Migration Film Festival in El Paso

This November, IOM Mexico joins with USA for IOM in presenting the first-ever Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) to be hosted in both Mexico and the United States.

Organizers: IOM México, IOM Washington & USAforIOM

IOM’s Role and the Humanitarian Outlook in


An exclusive conversation with IOM Afghanistan Chief of Mission Maria Moita moderated by Anne Richard, USA for IOM Board Member.  

Organizers: USAforIOM

Concordia Summit

The Concordia Annual Summit convenes the world’s most prominent business, government, and nonprofit leaders to foster dialogue and enable effective partnerships for positive social impact.

Organizers: Concordia

Global Migration 

Film Festival


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in coordination with its nonprofit partner, USA for IOM, and the United Nations Information Centre in Washington are pleased to present the Global Migration Film Festival.


Organizers: USAforIOM & IOM Washington

Climate refugees:

Supporting receiving communities

Climate-related disasters are forcing an increasing number of people to flee their homes. The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is hosting a webinar to provide funders with information about climate migration, focusing on the new communities and countries where climate-displaced individuals find themselves.

Organizers: Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Migration Panel Presentation: 

Entrepreneurship in Movement

At the Young Americas Forum, hosted by the Young Americas Business Trust, USA for IOM presented our flagship Citi Foundation project that begins with a keynote address by Director General of IOM, Antonio Vitorino. 

Organizers: USAforIOM & Summit of the Americas

Summit of the 


The USA for IOM Team participated at the 2022 IX Summit of the Americas, where the largest gathering of leaders throughout the Americas met in Los Angeles, California, to chart a path forward for a sustainable, resilient and equitable future.

Organizers: OEA

Lucheon Honoring Board Directors 

James N. Purcell Jr. and Arthur Gene Dewey

USA for IOM hosted a luncheon honoring the retirement of Mr. James N. Purcell Jr. as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Arthur “Gene” Dewey as Vice-chair for their outstanding years of service and dedication to bettering the lives of migrants.

Organizers: USAforIOM & IOM Washington

The Role of Philanthropy

in Humanitarian Response

USA for IOM partnered with Concordia to convene an expert panel on the transformational potential of engaging philanthropy in humanitarian responses. 

Organizers: USAforIOM & Concordia 

World Migration &

 Displacement Symposium

Data, Disinformation and Human Mobility. The event featured high level speakers from three organizations as well as guests from industry, NGOs, and academia whom contributed to the conversation on the themes of disinformation, vulnerable populations, and COVID-19. 

Organizers: USAforIOM, UNHCR & HDSR