Italy and IOM signed an agreement last week pursuant to which IOM will facilitate the voluntary returns of up to 600 migrants from Italy. The agreement will be in place until the end of 2011. The agreement is focused on assisting with the returns of migrants who have recently arrived in Italy from North Africa to their various countries of origin.
Click here for IOM statement on the programme. (IT).
Click here for statement from the Dipartimento della Protezione Civile. (IT).
Click here for article. (IT).