Press Releases

Heartbreak as Women and Children Perish in Migrant Shipwreck

Çeşme, Western Turkey – “I saw some light of hope in people’s eyes hoping that their children or wives were alive but I had to...

Regional Migration Data Exchange Platform Changes Hands

The head of IOM in North Macedonia, Sonja Bozinovska Petrushevska and MARRI (Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative) Regional Centre...

From human resources to human capital – IOM supports modernization of the State Migration Service of Ukraine

The State Migration Service (SMS) of Ukraine recently won a competition for best talent management practices, arranged by the National Agency for...


International Migrants Day around the Region

The magical muses of music and cinema were celebrated in Vienna, city of music and migration, as the Global Migration Film...

Sanja Celebic-Lukavac opens the Global Migration Film Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia

Thousands Participate in GMFF Across the Region

Our Missions joined over 100 IOM venues across the globe for the fourth Global Migration Film Festival between its opening in late November and...

A recent IOM awareness-raising campaign from Central Asia

Malta Meeting Focuses Minds On Combatting Smuggling and Trafficking

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and IOM last week brought...


What's in the Box?

IOM promotes sustainable production, fights exploitation in Ukraine

Two thirds of consumers worldwide are ready to pay...

Financial Training Course Video Shot at RO

It was a case of “Lights, Camera, Action” at the Vienna Regional Office last week.



Raad, the Syrian barber who is making a go of it in Turkey

We Work Together

An overview of the fourth Global Migration Film Festival in Belarus

GMFF in Belarus

Regional Technical Specialist Soumyadeep Banarjee explains Chapter 9 or WMR 2020

Human Mobility and Adaptation to Environmental Change

IOM Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina Peter Van der Auweraert on Al Jazeera

Heightened Concern for Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina


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