Press Releases

IOM Ukraine Showcases Its Support for People with Disabilities

Kyiv – IOM Ukraine has been supporting the Weekend of Unlimited Opportunities, an initiative which draws attention to the rights...

Migrants Urged to “Know Your Status” on World AIDS Day

Tbilisi/Minsk – Stigma and lack of awareness are two of the major factors preventing migrants from knowing their HIV status,...

IOM Director General Welcomes Uzbekistan as 173rd Member State

Geneva — The 109th Session of the UN Migration Agency’s Council, which opened today in Geneva, has voted to support the...


Big crowds at GMFF openign event in Minsk, Belarus

SEECA Region Embraces Global Migration Film Festival

December 18th will mark International Migrants Day, first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2000 to recognize the scale of the...

Mobile clinic in Yerevan for European Testing Week

Public HIV Tests in Yerevan for European Testing Week

During European Testing Week (23-30 November), public events were held in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, aimed at promoting HIV testing, informing...

Drilling Down into the Data at RO Vienna

On 21 and 22 of November the Europe Regional Information Management Working Group held a technical workshop in Vienna focused on inter-agency...


An Iconic Moment

February 2015. In the midst of the cruel Ukrainian winter a family sits in a car in the southern city of Mariupol, shaking with fear and relief....

New study on Nexus Between Migration and HIV in Belarus

Minsk – IOM and UNAIDS has issued a study on nexus between migration and HIV among different groups of migrants living in Belarus to identify the...

HIV and TB risks to Migrants Studied in the South Caucasus

“People have a negative perception of migrants, so I prefer not to get tested for HIV in Georgia”, said a labor migrant taking part in a focus...



Chief of Mission Abdusattor Esoev tells Olga Pozdorovkina about the plans for GMFF 2018 in the Russian capital

Going Places: Global Migration Film Festival in Moscow

IOM's sub-regional Coordinator for the Western Balkans, Peter Van Der Auweraert, explains the complexities to Euronews

Response to Increased Migration Movements through Bosnia

Speech by Bahodir Nizomov, Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Relations as Uzbekistan joins IOM as its 173rd member

Uzbekistan Becomes 173rd Member State

IOM Chief of Mission in Belarus, Zeynal Hajiyev, talks to IOM SEEECA reporter Olga Borzenkova about a new IOM/UNAIDS report

Going Places: AIDS/Migration Nexus in Belarus


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