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IOM Turkey Moves 20,000 Refugees, Migrants in 2016

Dec 09, 2016

Turkey - IOM Turkey has reached a milestone, moving over 20,000 people in 2016, including refugees for resettlement, family reunification and migrants opting to voluntarily return home to their countries of origin.

IOM, Partners Combat HIV/AIDS and TB among Migrants in South Caucasus

Dec 06, 2016

Georgia - IOM Georgia has launched a regional two-year project: Enhancing Mechanisms for Prevention, Detection and Treatment of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) among Migrant and Mobile Populations in the South Caucasus Countries....

IOM Turkey Shelter Repair Project to Assist 250 Syrian Families in Time for Winter

Dec 02, 2016

Turkey - IOM Turkey is on course to rehabilitate the accommodation of 250 Syrian families by 31 December 2016, under a pilot scheme in Sanliurfa province. The project, funded by the Norwegian government began in October and will...

IOM Public Installation Calls on Ukrainians to Combat Human Trafficking

Dec 02, 2016

Ukraine - On the occasion of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, IOM has opened a public art installation – DIMENSIONS3 – in Kiev, Ukraine. The installation aims to alert Ukrainians to the issue and motivate them...

EU, IOM Support Ukraine, Belarus Joint Border Security

Nov 22, 2016

Ukraine - IOM and the European Union (EU) today presented EUR 2 million of equipment and vehicles to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service in the northern city of Zhytomyr. The donation was part of an EU-funded IOM project SURCAP...

IOM, Partners, Address Non-Communicable Disease Prevention and Control in Georgia

Nov 22, 2016

Georgia - IOM Georgia, in coordination with the Non-Communicable Diseases Department of Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), last week (17/11) organized a...

IOM Workshop Helps Identify Migration Targets in Armenia

Nov 21, 2016

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) held its first event on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) localisation in Armenia, on 18 November in Yerevan.

Counter Trafficking Experts Meet in Ukraine

Oct 28, 2016

Ukraine - Counter-trafficking practitioners from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine came together for a two-day conference in Kyiv on 26-27 October to create a platform for regional discussion and the exchange of best practices for an...

IOM Director General Visits Ukraine

Oct 07, 2016

Ukraine - IOM Director General William Lacy Swing travelled to Kyiv on 6-7 October to meet high level Ukrainian officials.