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EU’s Multi-Million Euro Support for IOM, Partners Helps Thousands of Stranded Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

With elevated numbers of migrants and refugees entering Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2017, the European Union has just allocated more than EUR 7.2...

UN Migration Agency Launches Integrated Rural Development Project for Internally Displaced Communities in Azerbaijan

Baku – Yesterday (29/10) in Baku, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, officially launched the “Integrated Rural Development for...

IOM Helps Belarus Develop Irregular Migration Management Policy

Minsk – A new EUR 7 million project to address irregular migration was officially launched in Minsk on 23 October 2018.  The...

Events

Deputy Regional Director and Senior Staff from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) based in Budapest met in Vienna the Regional Office’s Director and Senior Staff

Regional FAO meeting with Regional IOM in Vienna

The Deputy Regional Director and Senior Staff from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) based in Budapest met in Vienna with the...

“Migration Policy Increasingly Important” Regional Director Tells European Migration Network

Migration policy is expected to become an increasingly important economic – as well as social – issue for the Eastern European and Eastern EU...

Many Central Asians seek employment outside their countries of origin, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.

Tackling Trafficking in Turkmenistan

IOM, the Government of Turkmenistan and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are organizing a regional workshop entitled “...

Stories

RD Visits Uzbekistan to Strengthen Mutual Cooperation

Regional Director Argentina Szabados visited the Uzbek capital Tashkent last week to meet with high-level counterparts from Parliament, Ministries...

"Simultaneously at the service of migrants and of our member states" - Message from New DG

On Monday (01/10), António Vitorino of Portugal became Director General of IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency. Mr.

The UN Common Position on HIV, TB and Viral Hepatitis: Links to Migration By Dr Jaime Calderon

Ending tuberculosis (TB), HIV and viral hepatitis by 2030 is part of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on health and well-being but cannot be...

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IOM CoM Lars Johann Lonnback on Moldova's flagship news show
IOM CoM Lars Johann Lonnback on Moldova's flagship news show

IOM's New Moldova Chief of Mission on Local TV

Incoming IOM Director General, António Vitorino's message to staff
Incoming IOM Director General, António Vitorino's message to staff

"Simultaneously at the service of migrants and of our member states" - Message from New DG

Regional Director Argentina Szabados on Facebook Live after her speech at a United Nations General Assembly side event on Migrant Health
Regional Director Argentina Szabados on Facebook Live after her speech at a United Nations General Assembly side event on Migrant Health

"Act Now on Migrant Health"

IOM's coordinator for Central Asia, Dejan Keserovic on cookery, culture and migration on Kazakh TV
IOM's coordinator for Central Asia, Dejan Keserovic on cookery, culture and migration on Kazakh TV

"Recipe for Friendship"

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