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Release of "Migration and Development: Socio-Economic Issues" handbook in Moldova

Sep 22, 2017

On 22 September 2017, at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (ASEM) was launched the “Migration and Development: Socio-Economic Issues” handbook written by Mr. Dorin Vaculovschi, Doctor of Economics and Associate Professor.


Young Migrant, Refugee, Turkish Entrepreneurs Bring Business Ideas to Life through UN Migration Agency Support

Aug 29, 2017

Izmir – Last weekend (26-27/08), 11 teams of young migrant, refugee and Turkish entrepreneurs presented their innovative business ideas to IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the hope of securing a grant

Estonian PM Visits IOM’s Turkish Hub for Operations in Southern Turkey, Northern Syria During Country’s EU Presidency

Aug 16, 2017

Gaziantep – Yesterday (15/08), Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU, visited the IOM offices in Gaziantep. 

Armenian Disaster Response Simulation Supported by UN Migration Agency

Aug 08, 2017

Yerevan – On 2 August, the first inter-agency simulation exercise on humanitarian relief and disaster preparedness between Armenia and Georgia took place with the support of IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

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.