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Europe Migration Data Portal Will Challenge Fake News With Facts

A focus on improved data will enable IOM to combat fake news and hate speech with solid facts and evidence, a UN meeting in Geneva heard today (22...

Migration – “A Cause, Consequence and Catalyst of Development in Ukraine”

Kyiv – Ukraine is one of the most migration-affected countries in Europe, with a diaspora of up to 20 million people, 1.36...

Belarus Works on Improved Protection for Vulnerable Migrants

Minsk – The Republic of Belarus is stepping up its capacity to protect vulnerable migrants and trafficking victims through an...


Inter-community events like this iftar meal help social cohesion in Turkey. IOM Austria Vienna RO

Major UN Europe Meeting to Hear About How Turkey Tackles Integration

IOM’s regional programmes in Turkey will be exclusively presented at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva later this week (...

First Migration Data Portal for Europe to be Launched at Regional UN Event | IOM Austria

First Migration Data Portal for Europe to be Launched at Regional UN Event

Regional Director Argentina Szabados will premiere a landmark migration data portal for Europe at a top-level UN meeting in Geneva next week. 

Senior Management and staff from three IOM Regional Offices and HQ at the inaugural Western Balkans Strategy and Contingency Planning meeting in Vienna. Photo: IOM Austria Regional Office Vienna

First Western Balkans Strategy Meeting Opens New Chapter in Collaboration

Senior leadership from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, as well as IOM HQ gathered Vienna this week for an inaugural Western...


A Corner of the Universe: Dara’s Story

Like many hopeful new graduates around the world, Dara wanted to take a leap of faith.

The Great Tajik Bake-Off!

Khursheda Ilchibekova has dreamed of having her own bakery since she was ten years old.

New Data on Population Movements in the Western Balkans

In 2018, a total of 61,0121 irregular migrants were officially registered by the authorities in the Western Balkan countries -- five times more...



IOM helps Ukrainian border guards with staff recruitment and gender equality. Report from Ukrainian TV

Gender equality on Ukraine's Borders

Human Trafficking Video from IOM Skopje | IOM Austria - Regional Office

Human Trafficking Video from IOM Skopje

Moscow's Dozen | IOM Austria - Regional Office

Moscow's Dozen

How Raad got back to work in Turkey | IOM Austria - Regional Office

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