UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo

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Labour Migration Patterns, Policies and Migration Propensity in the Western Balkans

Date of publication: 
Nov 01, 2009
The Western Balkan countries remain an area of interest to those with a stake in migration issues. Despite the region’s common recent history, the Western Balkans are very diverse as regards migration issues: some are plagued by poverty and high unemployment rates that generate large outflows of migrants, while others already attract immigrants to fill the labour shortages in certain booming sectors of their economy.

Needs Assessment: Human Trafficking in the Western Balkans

Date of publication: 
Jan 01, 2014
In September 2013, through the support of the IOM Development Fund, a seven-month needs assessment on the human trafficking situation in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina [BiH], UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) was commissioned. The purpose was to collect and summarize stakeholder views of the mechanisms and resources available to combat TIP in the region.

Joint Efforts Win a BAFTA for Kosovo Film

Pristina - A couple of years ago British film director Daniel Mulloy was in Kosovo, where a chance encounter inspired a BAFTA-winning film, proudly supported by IOM and its sister UN agencies. “In early 2015 I met a couple, they were relaxed and in love”, he recalled in an interview with Dazed magazine. “Circling them was a bright and energetic toddler who was pulling a wheelie bag as he ran. They were smart but their clothes hung on thin frames, a little ill-fitting.

UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo

IOM has been present in Kosovo* since 1999, joining the efforts of the international community to invest in a durable peace process and assist the population in rebuilding their lives and working for the future.