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700 African migrants drown: Ask your questions LIVE to the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

By International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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GENEVA, Switzerland, April 20, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As many as 700 African migrants are feared drowned after their packed boat capsized off Libya in what was described as the deadliest such disaster to date in the Mediterranean. The tragedy is the latest in a growing catalogue of mass drownings of African migrants attempting to reach the European Union.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) (http://www.iom.int) will host an online press conference on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 09:00GMT.

Journalists interested in attending this online press conference will be able to ASK QUESTIONS LIVE VIA THE INTERNET.

WHO: Itayi Viriri, Media and Communications Officer at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

WHEN: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 09:00GMT (Time converter: http://bit.ly/1J22Tby)

LANGUAGES: English

How it works: This service is FREE and only requires a computer connected to the internet.

REGISTER: http://www.apo-opa.com/application.php?L=E&vc=IOM

Technical Contact:

[email protected]

+41 22 534 96 97

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).