Press Releases

IOM Grantees Showcase Their Wares at Kyiv Street Festival

Kyiv – Thousands of people have been given help to start their own businesses since the start of the conflict in Ukraine.

IOM-MARRI Regional Strategic Exchange for Western Balkans Focusses on Coordinated Migration Response

The Western Balkans sub-region currently hosts thousands of irregular migrants, stranded in a limbo between their countries of origin (mainly...

IOM Marks 20 Years of Counter-Trafficking in Ukraine

Kyiv – Human trafficking is an acute challenge for Ukraine, with over 1,200 victims identified and assisted last year alone by...

Events

Deputy Regional Director and Senior Staff from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) based in Budapest met in Vienna the Regional Office’s Director and Senior Staff

Regional FAO meeting with Regional IOM in Vienna

The Deputy Regional Director and Senior Staff from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) based in Budapest met in Vienna with the...

“Migration Policy Increasingly Important” Regional Director Tells European Migration Network

Migration policy is expected to become an increasingly important economic – as well as social – issue for the Eastern European and Eastern EU...

Many Central Asians seek employment outside their countries of origin, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.

Tackling Trafficking in Turkmenistan

IOM, the Government of Turkmenistan and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are organizing a regional workshop entitled “...

Stories

RD Visits Uzbekistan to Strengthen Mutual Cooperation

Regional Director Argentina Szabados visited the Uzbek capital Tashkent last week to meet with high-level counterparts from Parliament, Ministries...

"Simultaneously at the service of migrants and of our member states" - Message from New DG

On Monday (01/10), António Vitorino of Portugal became Director General of IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency. Mr.

The UN Common Position on HIV, TB and Viral Hepatitis: Links to Migration By Dr Jaime Calderon

Ending tuberculosis (TB), HIV and viral hepatitis by 2030 is part of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on health and well-being but cannot be...

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Incoming IOM Director General, António Vitorino's message to staff
Incoming IOM Director General, António Vitorino's message to staff

"Simultaneously at the service of migrants and of our member states" - Message from New DG

Regional Director Argentina Szabados on Facebook Live after her speech at a United Nations General Assembly side event on Migrant Health
Regional Director Argentina Szabados on Facebook Live after her speech at a United Nations General Assembly side event on Migrant Health

"Act Now on Migrant Health"

IOM's coordinator for Central Asia, Dejan Keserovic on cookery, culture and migration on Kazakh TV
IOM's coordinator for Central Asia, Dejan Keserovic on cookery, culture and migration on Kazakh TV

"Recipe for Friendship"

IOM Turkey supports school transportation programme for Syrian children
IOM Turkey supports school transportation programme for Syrian children

All Aboard! Syrian Kids Go to School in Turkey

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