START: Lessons Learnt for Migration Governance

This publication provides a summary of IOM’s experience within the framework of START drawing on the successes, lessons learnt and challenges achieved and faced by IOM and its partners, which could not have been made possible without the generous and valuable contribution of the European Union.

© 2016 International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Table of Contents


Capacity Building To Enhance Migration Governance

Migration Governance

Mixed Migration Management

Integrated Border Management
Labour Migration Management


Emergency Response

Humanitarian Assistance

Rescue At Sea
Emergency Preparedness & Response


Migrant Protection and Assistance

Direct Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants

Raising Awareness on Rights & Services

Facilitating Access to Services

Stabilizing At-Risk Communities

Resource Centres

Employment Interventions

Linking Migration And Development


Annex 1: Sample of Start Communication Materials