Press Releases

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...

IOM, EU Help Improve Ukraine-Moldova Border

Palanca – Over three million people crossing the Ukraine–Moldova border yearly will benefit from improvements to the Ukraine–...

Ukraine: A Child’s First Year of School, During a Sixth Year of Conflict

Popasna – Across much of the world this week, families are preparing for an annual event: the early September journey back to...


A group of participants at the training

PRIMA: Training for New Project Development System Takes Place in Region

A group of 65 IOM staff  from 19 Missions in the SEEECA region, in addition to colleagues of the Regional Office in Vienna, participated in the...

Attendees at the second Regional Strategic Exchange in Panama this week

Groundbreaking Regional Strategic Exchange in Panama Builds on SEEECA’s Pioneering Spirit

Chiefs of Mission from the South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEEECA) region this week gathered in Panama city, home of IOM’s...

Students and speakers at the 11th IOM Summer School on Migration Studies

2019 IOM Summer School on Migration Studies takes place in Prague

The 11th IOM Summer School on Migration Studies  was held at Prague’s renowned Charles University this week, attracting 100 students from 50...


First day of School, Sixth Year of Conflict

Are you getting ready for the first of September? Have you bought all the textbooks, notebooks and school uniforms? Got a lesson schedule?

IOM Azerbaijan Raises Awareness of Trafficking

IOM Mission in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings is carrying...

Home to Stay

Twenty years ago, at the end of a decade of turmoil and conflict in the Balkans, Vladan Vukadinović left his home in Kosovo* for the Serbian...



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

Explore how IOM Turkey works with local municipalities to identify vulnerable Syrian and Turkish families and assist them using technology developed by partner Red Rose

Cash Based Interventions in Turkey

Andrey Zhukov, from Belarus. Musician. Trafficking victim. Trafficking survivor.

Slave to the Music

Watch how Pavlo's life changed when he left the army

From the Battlefield to the Massage Studio


Let's share it with the world

i am a migrant is a campaign and platform. We create a place for the personal stories of migrants. We want to challenge the anti-migrant...