voluntary return

Decades of war and conflict have left large swathes of urban areas uninhabitable | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Gul
Italian Interior Minister, Luciana Lamorgese and Premier Minister Giuseppe Conte | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/FABIO FRUSTACI
Nigerian migrant returnees boarding the plane to Lagos from southern Libya on 8 November 2018. Credit: IOM/Moayad Zaghdani
The first anchor center in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt opened in July 2019 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/M. Balk
After he returned home from Spain in 2014, Issa started an agricultural business that now has about 15 employees | Photo: Leslie Carretero
Image credit: IOM 2019
Afghan refugees in Iran | Photo: Picture Alliance / Ton Koene
In 2017 and 2018 combined, only 665 people applied for financial support for their "voluntary departure" back to Syria | EPA/Nabil Mounzer
Migrants across Europe say they face discrimination | Photo: Imago
Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
Many people oppose forced returns, which cost Germany more than €8 billion last year
Due to the ongoing security threat, the IOM currently does not support voluntary returns to Syria | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa