PICMMEProvisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movements of Migrants from Europe (later the International Organization for Migration)
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PICMME was established in 1951, transformed in 1952 into the International Committee for European Migration (icem), rebranded in 1980 as the Intergovernmental Committee for Migration, and finally emerged in 1989 as the International Organization for Migration.
As Elie points out, both UNHCR and PICMME were "offsprings of the IRO [International Refugee Organization], but neither were its true successor.
See Letter from Pierre Jacobsen, PICMME deputy director, to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 27 February 1952; and Letter from James M.