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Three Million to Benefit from Modernized Ukraine-Moldova Border

Feb 06, 2018

Kyiv – Travellers and traders using the border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova will soon see decreased queues and waiting times thanks to a new European Union-funded project implemented by IOM, t

Regional Office Expands Cooperation with Forthcoming OSCE Chair

Jan 30, 2018

On Wednesday (24/1) the Director of IOM’s Vienna Regional Office Argentina Szabados met with the State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Lukas Parizek in the capital, Bratislava. 

Slovakia assumes the annual...

New Year, New Country – IOM Steps Up Assistance to Newly Arrived Irregular Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jan 05, 2018

Sarajevo – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is responding to increased numbers of migrants crossing into Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The latest arrivals originate mostly from North Africa, through Greece, Albania, and...

International Migrants Day Events Deepen Ties between Migrants and Local Turkish Communities, Fostering Integration

Dec 22, 2017

Gaziantep – As the country hosting the largest number of Syrian refugees and migrants in the world, Turkey has been at the forefront in sharing the burden of a longstanding refugee emergency.

With Winter Coming, UN Migration Agency Helps Families in Eastern Ukraine Survive

Dec 19, 2017

Kyiv – Temperatures in the non-government-controlled areas (NGCA) of the Donetsk Region, Eastern Ukraine, are set to drop as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius this winter.

Refugees Looking for Help with Their New Lives in Turkey? There’s an App for That

Dec 08, 2017

Ankara – Syrian refugees in Turkey are leading the way pioneering web-based services that provide access to information their community needs to help them set up a new life. They have quickly won support from international...

UN Migration Agency Recognizes Anti-Trafficking Heroes in Ukraine

Dec 08, 2017

Kyiv – Children in conflict with the law, a police investigator and residents of a small Ukrainian village: sounds like the cast of a popular thriller.

IOM Survey Reveals Growing Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine’s Eastern Conflict Area

Nov 28, 2017

Kyiv – As temperatures plummet across Europe, millions of people in eastern Ukraine are facing into a fourth winter of discontent.

New Faces on Ukraine’s Borders with IOM Support

Nov 24, 2017

Kyiv – This week, 600 newly recruited Ukrainian border guards officially started their service at Boryspil airport, Kyiv Central Railway Station and the Krakovets border-crossing point on the Ukraine-Poland border. The new staff...