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Conflict-Displaced Ukrainians Surviving on Just USD 2.50 Per Day: IOM

May 16, 2017

Ukraine - Two-thirds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine have barely enough funds to buy food.

Visa-Free EU Travel for Ukrainians Supported, Welcomed by IOM

May 12, 2017

Ukraine - The Council of the European Union yesterday (11/05) approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians. It is expected that the visa-free scheme between the EU and Ukraine will enter into force in early June.

International Migration Law and Human Rights of Migrants on Agenda in Turkmenistan

May 05, 2017

Turkmenistan - The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has recently adopted a national action plan on combating human trafficking in March. Alongside this development has come a focus on human rights issues including migrants’...

IOM Welcomes Turkey’s Turquoise Card System

Apr 04, 2017

Turkey - IOM welcomes the Turkish Government’s announcement of the Turquoise Card System, a new point-based identification system to promote the employment of skilled foreigners in Turkey.

IOM, UK to Provide Market Access on Tajik-Afghan Border

Mar 31, 2017

Tajikistan - IOM is investing in community infrastructure projects along the Tajik-Afghan border, and has just opened a new market in the Hamadoni district in southern Tajikistan, just one kilometre from the Afghan border. The...

IOM Supports Ukrainian Border Guards Anti-Corruption Efforts and Staff Reform

Mar 28, 2017

Ukraine - The Ukrainian Border Guard Service has started recruiting some 800 staff to serve at the two major entry points to Ukraine under a new initiative supported by IOM.

TB Control among Tajik Migrants Discussed in Dushanbe

Mar 28, 2017

Tajikistan - The Republic of Tajikistan is one of 27 high burden countries for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and returned Tajik migrant workers have been identified by the National TB Control Programme as one of the key...

IOM Launches Migrant Presence Monitoring in Turkey as Syrian Conflict Enters Seventh Year

Mar 17, 2017

Turkey - With over 3.5 million migrants and refugees in Turkey, IOM this week (13/03) signed a Migrant Presence Monitoring (MPM) agreement with Turkey’s Directorate General of Migration Management (DG

IOM Backs Syrian Small Business Development in Turkey

Mar 14, 2017

Turkey - Some 300 Syrians are starting up small businesses in Turkey with the help of a unique IOM in-kind grants project. The In-Kind Grants (IKG) programme was launched this month to distribute professional toolkits to Syrian...