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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