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UN Migration Agency Renovates Community Infrastructure in Ukraine’s Conflict-affected East

May 08, 2018

Kramatorsk – Over 40,000 residents of Ukraine’s conflict-affected Donbas region soon will benefit from nine community centres – libraries and cultural gathering spots – renovated by IOM, the UN Migrat

'Promote Mobility and Protect Migrants' – IOM Statement to OSCE Permanent Council

May 04, 2018

Vienna – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, has renewed its call for the protection of the rights of all people on the move, through a global compact for migration which will shape the migratio

‘Shocking’ 97 Per Cent Shortfall in Humanitarian Funding for Ukraine’s Conflict-Affected – IOM

May 04, 2018

Kyiv – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has highlighted a disturbing lack of funds for the millions affected by conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

Voluntary Health Assessments Promote Safe Migration in Central Asia

Apr 27, 2018

Dushanbe – Many thousands of Tajiks leave their country every year for jobs in Russia and Kazakhstan, but the Central Asian nation is also a transit zone for refugees and migrants from China, Uzbekist

IOM Launches Mother-Tongue Materials for Moldova’s Diaspora Kids

Apr 27, 2018

Chisinau – Over 100,000 Moldovan children currently live overseas with their parents, who migrate from Europe’s poorest country.

Highly Skilled Moldovan Migrants Present Public Policy Proposals to Their Government

Apr 27, 2018

Chisinau – Ten Moldovan emigrants who left the country 10 to 20 years ago returned this week (17 April) to present five public policy proposals to the Moldovan Government. The proposals aim to advance Moldova’s development agenda in justice,...

Highly Skilled Moldovan Migrants Present Public Policy Proposals to Moldovan Government

Apr 20, 2018

Chisinau – Ten Moldovan emigrants who left the country 10 to 20 years ago returned on 17 April 2018 to present to the Moldovan Government five public policy proposals.

USD 38 Million Sought to Aid Conflict-Affected People in Ukraine throughout 2018

Apr 17, 2018

Kyiv – Four years into the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, acute humanitarian needs persist. These include the basics – access to health care, food, water and employment.

Eastern Approaches: UN Migration Agency Turns to Tajik Diaspora for Help Preventing Disease

Apr 06, 2018

Moscow – Saturday, 7 April was World Health Day, and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, used the occasion to draw attention to the health needs – and rights – of migrants.