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Increased Secondary Displacement in Western Balkans – New IOM Data

Aug 01, 2018

Increased sea and land arrivals to Greece, and the prolonged stay of migrants in the reception centres in transit countries, appear to have triggered an increase in secondary movement through the Western Balkan countries, specifically through...

Focus on Borders on World Anti-Trafficking Day

Jul 30, 2018

On the occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30/07), new data released by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, show that in the last ten years, almost 80 per cent of journeys undertaken by victims trafficked internationally cross through...

Belarusian Youth to Develop Counter-trafficking Preventive Initiatives

Jul 20, 2018

Minsk On 16 July the second Learn.Act.Share youth summer camp kicked off near Minsk, in the very centre of Belarus, uniting 18 active young people from different regions in

First-Ever Global Compact for Migration Finalized

Jul 16, 2018

Work on the final text of the Global Compact for Migration was completed at the UN in New York on Friday, and the much-heralded document is slated for adoption at an Intergovernmental Conference in Morocco in December. 

“It is immensely...

UN Migration Agency Presents Recommendations to Incoming EU Council Presidency, Austria

Jul 03, 2018

Brussels – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has put forward three recommendations to the incoming Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union that are based on our view that better migration

World Premieres Make Classical Music History in Vienna, Give Voice to Migration Stories

Jun 29, 2018

Vienna – The “Voices of Migration” concert, the first ever musical event of its kind to be held at the United Nations, took place in the Rotunda of United Nations Vienna International Center yesterday

World Premieres Make Classical Music History in Vienna and Give Voice to Migration Stories

Jun 29, 2018

Vienna – The “Voices of Migration” concert, the first ever musical event of its kind to be held at the United Nations, took place in the Rotunda of United Nations Vienna International Center yesterday, showcasing the richness of...

UN Migration Agency Releases Migration Crisis Operational Framework for Syria Crisis in Turkey

Jun 26, 2018

Ankara – The Syria crisis has displaced millions of Syrians into Turkey, currently serving as the world’s largest refugee-hosting country.

“Voices of Migration” Concert Brings Two World Premieres to Vienna

Jun 22, 2018

Vienna – Far too often we see sensational headlines where migration is portrayed in a negative light.