Press Releases

IOM Shares Non-Aligned Movement Vision for Peace and Development, Regional Director Tells Baku Summit

Baku – An integrated response is essential for global peace, stable societies, sustainable development and well-managed migration...

IOM Turkey mourns the loss of a dear colleague

IOM Turkey lost a treasured colleague last week. Selin Avşarcan was born in 1987 in Denizli, a town in southwestern Turkey. After completing her...

Farm Slaves Rescued in Ukraine

Kyiv – On EU Anti-Trafficking Day, 18 October, the Ministry of Social Policy and the National Police of Ukraine revealed the...


Attendees at the 19th Meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Police Cooperation Convention (PCC) for South-East Europe

Regional Director Speaks at Police Cooperation Convention in Vienna

Regional Director Argentina Szabados represented IOM Director General Antonio Vitorino at the 19th Meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the...

Participants at the Regional Counter-Trafficking Conference in Tbilisi

Regional Counter-Trafficking Conference in Tbilisi

IOM and the Ministry of Justice of Georgia recently organized a Regional Counter-Trafficking Conference in Tbilisi.

IOM Chief of Budget Alberto Brenes (standing) working with participants at last week's Regional resource management workshop

Regional Resource Management Capacity Building Workshop

More than 20 IOM financial staff from the RO Vienna region gathered in...


"Nobody Really Wants To Work Abroad"

"Why should you write about us? What is so special about our family?” Maria is surprised when we ask her if she agrees to an interview. "There are...

The Game of Life

The autumn sun lights the classroom in Ternopil, Western Ukraine, where children laugh as Mr. Possum, asks 11-year-old Sasha to deliver a package...

Career Changes Help Ukraine Displaced Survive

A trumpet player who became an industrial climber and a tech specialist now producing felt footwear – the conflict and related economic crisis in...



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

Heightened Concern for Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

IOM Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina urges political decision

Call for Action on Migrant Camp

A new anti-trafficking board game from IOM teaches Ukrainian children and young people how to be wary and protect themselves

“Liza and Her Friends Travelling the World”

Martin Nesirky, Director, UNIS Vienna, Welcomes IOM's participation at the Open Day for the 40th Anniversary of the UN presence in the Austrian capital

Celebrating 40 Years of the UN in Vienna


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