Press Releases

IOM Supports COVID-19 Information Campaign on Belarus' Borders

With the support of the EU and the IOM Development Fund, IOM Belarus and the State Border Committee (SBC) are rolling out a new information...

New IOM Data Innovation Directory Provides Insight on Migration and Mobility in Times of Crisis

Berlin, Brussels – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a new data platform to better understand...

“Clear and Present Crisis” in Russian Federation and Central Asia – IOM Launches Urgent Appeal

Moscow/Nur Sultan – The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on Central Asia and the Russian Federation, where migration...


All the News from Central Asia

IOM staff in Central Asia have been hard at work, not only on the frontlines but also in their home offices, creating the first regional...

Screenshot from the IOM fundraising training for Albanian Diaspora

Albanian Diaspora Fundraising Training Moves Online

IOM Albania has moved its new diaspora fundraising programme online, as the Coronavirus pandemic makes face-to-face training impossible.

Emergency workers sanitizing the streets in Georgia's capital Tbilisi

"The Streets are Empty and We Hear Sirens Much More Often"

Ana Kakushadze, IOM Georgia's Public Information Officer, outlines the challenges facing the mountainous South Caucasus republic, and how IOM is...


National Award for IOM North Macedonia

IOM Skopje has been commended by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia, receiving an honourable mention for successful...

A Stitch in Time Saves Lives

At the beginning of April Aynur Aghabalayeva - an IOM grantee from Khachmaz, Northern Azerbaijan, became a minor celebrity after local  TV...

Dali Makes the Most of A Surreal Situation

In November 2019 Dali returned to Georgia after spending 14 years of her life in Greece.



Regional Director a.i Dyane Epstein shares her thoughts on the COVI-19 situation and the response required.

Thoughts on the COVID-19 Challenge

Lars Johan Lonnback, IOM’s Chief of Mission in Moldova is deeply concerned about the health, social and economic aspects of the current situation. 

Moldova Braces for Influx

Message from Head of Office, IOM Albania

World Health Day

Interview with Dr Hasan Imrul

From Bangladesh to Belarus


Let's share it with the world

i am a migrant is a campaign and platform. We create a place for the personal stories of migrants. We want to challenge the anti-migrant...