Press Releases

Migrants and Refugees Increasingly Choosing Turkey as Final Destination

IOM’s latest Flow Monitoring Survey in Turkey shows that a majority of migrants and refugees leaving their countries of origin have reported...

Ukraine “Europe’s Largest Crisis”: IOM Regional Director on Visit to Eastern Ukraine

Kyiv – “Ukraine is the largest displacement crisis in Europe since the Balkan wars,” according to Argentina Szabados, IOM, the UN...

Anti-Trafficking Campaigners bring Traffic to a Standstill in Moldovan Capital

Chisinau — In the first three months of 2018, Moldovan authorities registered 44 cases of trafficking in persons, which involved...


Celebrating the Voices of Migration in Vienna

On June 28 IOM's Vienna Regional Office will present a special concert celebrating, through music, the voices of migration.

Launch of UNODC "Smuggling Migrants" report in Vienna

Cooperation Continues on People Smuggling

IOM figures form a central part of a new UN global report issued today (13 June) on the smuggling of migrants.

Candlelight Memorial Campaign for AIDS Awareness in Armenia

About 0.2 per cent of the total population aged 15-49 of Armenia is HIV positive.


Syrian Refugee Finds Solace and Safety at Istanbul LGBTI Guesthouse

Growing up a gay man in Aleppo was hard, especially in the conservative neighbourhood where Sammy* lived.

Remittances: At the Heart of Economic Migration

June 16 is the International Day of Family Remittances, when we celebrate those private, voluntary international money transfers which do so much...

Migration In the Spotlight as RD Visits Azerbaijan

Argentina Szabados, IOM’s Regional Director for Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia was in Azerbaijan this week where she met...



IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for USD 38 million to assist 340,000 people in critical need this year
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for USD 38 million to assist 340,000 people in critical need this year

Ukraine Crisis Response

World TB Day 2018 - RO Vienna
World TB Day 2018 - RO Vienna

IOM's Dr Jaime Calderon talks about TB


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