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IOM-UN Migration Agency, Mission to Moldova Issues First Rapid Diaspora Survey Report Looking into Mobility-driven Impact of COVID-19

Chisinau – Remittances to Moldova are falling dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as migrants lose overseas jobs and...

IOM Organizing Transport Home for Hundreds of Stranded Tajik Migrants

Vienna - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is today supporting the voluntary return home of hundreds of Tajik...

IOM Joins Call for Better Access to Remittances in Moldova

Today is the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) and IOM has added its voice to a call by Switzerland, United Kingdom, World Bank, UNDP...

MIGRANTS OF COVID-19

Armenuhi Hovsepyan, from Shirak, one of Armenia's most migration-prone-regions, discusses her IOM-funded micro-enterprise project with a staff member. Photo IOM/Merri Sahakyam 2018

From Chef in Moscow to Livestock Breeder in Armenia

Armenuhi lives in Shirak province and has two young children. Like many others in Armenia she and her husband were seasonal migrants to Moscow, where...
Ciriaco and his family on their way home to Brazil from Minsk airport

COVID-19 Redcards Brazilian Footballer's Career in Belarus

When you think of Brazil, you immediately think of football. However, when it comes Belarus, the landlocked Eastern European country, perhaps not so...

Jambuli's Story

COVID-19 has turned the lives of thousands of migrants upside-down. Nearly all countries have enforced travel/movement restrictions to contain the...

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Georgia: UN Launches Migration Network to Support Coordination and Cooperation on Migration

On 30 June 2020 the United Nations Network on Migration was launched in Georgia by the UN Country Team in order to provide coordinated and...

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...

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IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF Urge European States to Boost Education for Refugee and Migrant Children

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.

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