IOM’s Regional Director for South-eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia has commended the President of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Maria Fernanda Espinosa, for being the first Latin American woman President of the UNGA, and only one of four women to have served in this essential role.
Going home was not an easy choice for Vladan. He faced the dilemma of countless thousands of displaced people around the world: would he be welcomed back in his home place? Would he be able to thrive there? Maybe he would be better off staying where he was? He took the plunge and is now a shining example of successful reintegration.
When people think of human trafficking, they inevitably think of young girls being duped into the sex industry. Here’s the story of a middle-aged man with no hands who was used as slave labour to make a recording studio in Ukraine.
“The dwelling places we provide ought not be ‘just good enough’ to keep people alive in a miserable twilight of half-existence. They must also give people an opportunity to develop, to be healthy, to learn,” Regional Directro tells New York summit
Brussels/Geneva – Three UN agencies are calling on European States to increase resources and practical support for their school systems to ensure all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children can access and stay in quality education.