Palikir, Pohnpei - On January 21, 2015 Mr. Charles Stuart Simpson, paid a courtesy call on Secretary Robert at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Simpson, is the successor of Mr. Ashley Carl who has moved from his position as Chief of Mission of International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Pohnpei to another position in the organization.
Mr. Simpson, a national of Australia, is currently the Chief of Mission of the IOM Mission in Maputo, Mozambique and has been with the organization since 2002 and has extensive experience in migration issues and IOM’s programs.
The IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems, including, climate change and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need.
The FSM Government looks forward to working closely with Mr. Simpson and his staff to further strengthen its relations with IOM.