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Training for Consular Officials on Human Trafficking

May 22, 2006

Moldovan consular officials based in the 10
main destination countries for Moldovan victims of trafficking have

Counter Trafficking Documentary Gets a Premiere

May 18, 2006

UNSC Resolution 1244-Administered Kosovo - A documentary following the story of two trafficked Kosovan girls, which is part of an information campaign aimed at raising awarenes

State-of-the-Art Border Management System Extended to New Area

Apr 27, 2006

The IOM mission in Dushanbe has extended
its border management programme to the Bratstvo border crossing
point, which lies to the west of the capital Dushanbe on the border

Prevention of Human Trafficking

Apr 27, 2006

The IOM office in Moscow and the Delegation
of the European Commission to the Russian Federation have launched
an ambitious and comprehensive programme to prevent human

Global Fund and Soros Foundation Support Migrant Health Programme

Mar 23, 2006

A new pilot migration and health project
funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the
Soros Foundation has been launched in Moldova aimed at addressing

Strengthening Prosecution Efforts Against Traffickers

Feb 23, 2006

A two-day conference organized by IOM and the Bosnia Herzegovina State Coordinator for Anti-Trafficking and Illegal Immigration began yesterday in Sarajevo aimed at strengthening regional coope

New Agreement on Counter-Trafficking

Feb 16, 2006

A cooperation agreement signed between IOM and the Tajik government
this week will allow greater interaction between the two parties on
combating human trafficking in the country.

Mothers Account For One Third of Trafficked Women

Jan 30, 2006

An IOM study in Turkey revealing the impact of human trafficking on
children and families is the backbone of a major IOM information

IOM Provides Assistance to Slave Fishermen

Jan 05, 2006

IOM Kiev is currently providing assistance, including medical and
psychological support, to Ukrainian nationals forced to work in
slave-like conditions aboard an old Russian fishing vessel. The