Press Releases

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...

Forced Movement of Migrants in Bosnia Sparks Warning of Humanitarian Emergency

Sarajevo - Serious concerns have been expressed in Bosnia at the forcible transfer of large numbers of migrants to an already...


“Invisible in Plain Sight” in front of Telavi’s medieval castle.

EU Anti-Trafficking Day in SEEECA Region

On 18 October IOM marked EU Anti-Trafficking Day with partners and counterparts. 

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...


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...

Tribute to outgoing Belarus Mission Chief

IOM Belarus Chief of Mission Zeynal Hajiyev will next week leave Minsk for a new posting in Central Asia.



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

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


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