Read how veteran Anatolii rebuilt his life with the support of his family, an IOM grant and the humble plum in the latest edition of IOM Ukraine's newsletter on support to conflict-affected populations.
IOM Steps Up Humanitarian Response on Turkey’s Land and Sea Borders
As the situation on the Turkey/EU border enters its second week IOM, with its partners, continues to provide humanitarian aid to the thousands of vulnerable migrants who have been sleeping in rough conditions, without proper access to food, shelter or sanitary facilities.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is urging all States to exercise restraint and adopt a balanced, humane approach to population movements across the EU-Turkey border. Over the past five days, IOM teams and their partners have mobilized resources to offer support and assistance to groups of migrants moving from various locations in Turkey towards the country’s borders with the European Union.
Gender Equality is a Prerequisite for a Better World
IOM Georgia is hosting the 9th Annual Regional Women in Policing Conference in the capital Tbilisi. Every year, since 2012, the event has been organized with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi and in close cooperation with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law (INL). The Women in Policing Conference is timed each year to celebrate International Women’s Day, and it aims to empower, inspire and educate female criminal justice professionals.
Undeterred by the bitter cold, hundreds of migrants like Muhammed and Madiha have tried to cross from Turkey to Greece through the north-western province of Edirne over the last few weeks. Many end up in limbo, unable to go forward or back.
IOM Belarus and the messaging app Viber have launched a sticker pack called “Cat on the Move” specially designed by Mitya Pislyak, a famous Belarusian illustrator and artist, to promote safe migration and combat human trafficking.
Fighting Terror and Making Travel Safer: IOM-sponsored Event in Azerbaijan
As a country located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Azerbaijan is striving to become a transportation hub connecting Europe and Asia. An important step in this direction is the introduction of systems which provide the government with advanced data on passengers and cargo to conduct pre-clearance, facilitating public security as well as travel.
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.