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Belarusian Youth ‘Act. Learn. Share’ to Combat Human Trafficking

Jul 18, 2017

Belarus - ‘Act.Learn.Share’, a summer camp for young adults, kicked off yesterday (17/07) just outside of Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Participants came from across the nation, all united in their desire to learn about and put...

Ukraine Adopts New Migration Strategy Developed with UN Migration Agency

Jul 14, 2017

Ukraine - On Wednesday (12 July), the Government of Ukraine adopted a new State Migration Strategy, which will inform national migration policy for the next eight years.

Ukraine Business Fair Showcases UN Migration Agency Support to Conflict-affected and Trafficking Survivors

Jun 27, 2017

Ukraine – Over the weekend, a market sprung up in the centre of Ukraine’s capital city. Traders came to Kyiv from all over the country. Their wares ranged from soap to honey, from toys to furniture – but everyone had one thing in...

New Registration Centre Provides Essential Services for Irregular Migrants in Albania

Jun 27, 2017

Albania – A new centre for Registration and Temporary Accommodation for irregular migrants was opened last week, in Gerhot, Albania, close to Kakavija Border Crossing Point with Greece. The new facility was established by IOM,...

EUR 20 Million EU Project in Support of Turkish Coast Guard Seeks to Save More Migrant Lives

Jun 16, 2017

Turkey - On 15 June, the Turkish Coastguard (TUR CG) received in Antalya two search and rescue vessels. 

Thousands of Georgian Youngsters at Risk of Substance Abuse Reached with IOM’s “Life is Better” Campaign

Jun 16, 2017

Georgia - In response to high rates of substance abuse among Georgian youth, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) has implemented a pioneering information campaign on prevention of substance abuse among inte

UN Migration Agency, EU Boost Access to Health Centres along Turkish-Syrian Border

Jun 06, 2017

Turkey - Today (06/06), the UN Migration Agency (IOM) handed over medical equipment worth nearly a quarter of a million Euro to Turkey’s Saraykent Migrant Health Training Centre to provide medical ser

'Life is Better' Without Substance Abuse: New UN Migration Agency Campaign Launched in Georgia

Jun 06, 2017

Georgia - Substance abuse by children is a growing problem in Georgia, particularly among migrant populations.

IOM, EU, Turkey Cooperate on EUR 8.5 Million Migration and Border Management Projects

Jun 02, 2017

Turkey - Millions of migrants and refugees have passed through or settled in Turkey in recent years, with over one million making the sea journey to Greece since 2015.