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UN Migration Agency Receives Emergency Funding to Provide Assistance to Migrants, Refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mar 20, 2018

Sarajevo – IOM is supporting the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to address urgent humanitarian needs resulting from an increased number of migrants and asylum seekers.

Empowering, Inspiring and Educating Women Police in Georgia

Mar 09, 2018

Georgia - IOM Georgia marked International Women’s Day by hosting the seventh annual regional Women in Policing Conference which closes today (Friday) in the capital Tbilisi.

IOM Celebrates Migrant Women and Girls—and Values Diversity on the Move

Mar 08, 2018

By Ambassador William Lacy Swing, Director General, IOM

Women and girls represent a significant proportion of people on the move worldwide, all of whom carry with them a heart full of hope, a mind filled with ideas, and a...

Canadian Study Tour for Turkish Team

Mar 06, 2018

Representatives from the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Services are currently on a five-day high-level study tour of Canada, organized by IOM's Regional Office in Vienna and IOM Turkey.  The purpose of the tour is to learn about how...

IOM Works with Western Balkan States on Advance Passenger Information Systems

Mar 02, 2018

Budva – Advance Passenger Information systems (API) became mandatory for all 192 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member states on 23 February.

Engaging the Albanian Diaspora

Mar 02, 2018

Tirana – With over 1.4 million Albanians living outside the country, mainly in Italy and Greece, but present all over the world, the Albanian diaspora represents a huge and largely untapped opportunit

Agreement signed to Regulate Georgian Labour Migration

Mar 02, 2018

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social...

Bringing the Voice of Migrants into Central Asia HIV Discussions

Feb 21, 2018

Astana - Some 1.5 million people live with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It is the only region in the world where the HIV epidemic continues to grow, with a 57 per cent increase in new infections annually.

The...

IOM Signs Agreement to Provide Assistance Services to Vulnerable Migrants

Feb 20, 2018

Belarus  – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and two non-governmental organizations, namely, Vitebsk Oblast Organization of Belarusian Red Cross Society and Gomel City Branch of Young Women Christian Association...