Past events

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: USA for IOM & 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: USA for IOM & 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: USA for IOM and Concordia 

Venezuela Migration Crisis:

The Role of the Private Sector

At the Council of the Americas private sector leaders discussed the critical role businesses play in helping Venezuelan migrants and refugees integrate economically in their new host communities.   

Organizers: USA for IOM & IOM Washington