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About

Ana Fonseca is the current chief of mission in the IOM . She has more than 17 years of professional experience on international migration, public representation and management. Specialized in the fields of migration management and direct assistance to migrants, return migration and reintegration, child migration and diasporas. Particular experience on policy formulation for international cooperation in the field of migration. A key developer of IOM`s global footprint on assisted voluntary return and reintegration programmes. Long standing experience in designing and managing international projects with regional and global scope. Trained as a trainer, with various thematic training modules (internal and external) designed and delivered at regional level in Asia and the Pacific, Central, North America and the Caribbean, South America, West Africa, MENA, East and Southern Africa. National trainings in Afghanistan, China, Belarus, Cyprus. Media relations experience in the field of return migration. Academic background: BA international relations, MSc Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries and Arts Management.