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IOM Helps Belarus Develop Irregular Migration Management Policy

Oct 30, 2018

Minsk – A new EUR 7 million project to address irregular migration was officially launched in Minsk on 23 October 2018.  The management of irregular migration is one of many priority issues for almost every country in Europe,...

Azerbaijan, International Community and Parliamentarians Join Forces against Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Oct 30, 2018

Baku – Today (30/10) in Baku, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, will organize an international conference with the Milli Mejlis (National Assembly) of the Republic of Azerbaijan; the Main...

IOM Turkey Promotes Unity, Counters Xenophobia During First Public Information Summit

Oct 26, 2018

Gaziantep – Eight years into the Syrian crisis, Turkey continues to be a transit and destination country, hosting three and a half million Syrians within its borders.

IOM-MARRI Regional Strategic Exchange for Western Balkans Focuses on Coordinated Migration Response

Oct 16, 2018

Vienna – The Western Balkans sub-region currently hosts thousands of irregular migrants, stranded in a limbo between their countries of origin and the countries they are trying to reach in the European Union.

IOM Grantees Showcase Their Wares at Kyiv Street Festival

Oct 16, 2018

Kyiv – Thousands of people have been given help to start their own businesses since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.

IOM-MARRI Regional Strategic Exchange for Western Balkans Focusses on Coordinated Migration Response

Oct 16, 2018

The Western Balkans sub-region currently hosts thousands of irregular migrants, stranded in a limbo between their countries of origin (mainly Syria, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan) and the countries they are trying to reach in the EU. IOM...

IOM Marks 20 Years of Counter-Trafficking in Ukraine

Oct 12, 2018

Kyiv – Human trafficking is an acute challenge for Ukraine, with over 1,200 victims identified and assisted last year alone by IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

Act Now On Migrant Health, IOM Tells UN General Assembly

Sep 27, 2018

The UN Migration Agency has added its voice to the call for better healthcare in Europe and Central Asia.

At the first of three IOM side events on health at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly today (27/9) in New York, IOM Regional...

Rapid Tuberculosis Treatment Will Help Migrants, Says IOM in Tajikistan

Sep 14, 2018

Dushanbe – Rapid tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics methods and new drugs for drug-resistant forms of TB with short-term treatment regimens were at the centre stage of a two-day conference on Integrated Tuberculosis Control in Central...