Press Releases

Regional Director Discusses Migration Matters with Armenian Deputy PM

Regional Director Argentina Szabadois held high-level talks with the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia during last week's visit to the country. Ms...

Tragedy Averted Following Fire at Bosnian Migrant Centre

Sarajevo – A tragedy of horrific proportions was avoided over the weekend by the quick action and cool thinking of an...

Regional Office in Vienna Responses in a Time of Rapid Changes

A renewed commitment to the needs of migrants and to the priorities of member states was forged during the annual meeting of Chiefs of Mission and...


Regional Director to Give Keynote Speech at Major New York Humanitarian Design Summit

Argentina Szabados, Director of IOM's Vienna Regional Office, will give the keynote speech at the Design for Humanity Summit in New York this week...

Senior management from across Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, joined by Directors from neighbouring Regional Offices and  headquarters.

Senior Staff Gather in Vienna for Dynamic Discussions

Senior management from across Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia gathered in Vienna yesterday for the start of the annual...

Staff from across the region gathered in Kyiv to learn more about IOM's procurement policies

Kyiv Hosts Regional Procurement Workshop

Ukraine's capital Kyiv recently hosted a Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Procurement, where 43 staff from across the region came together...


Sweet Success for Georgian Returnees at SDG Festival

Thousands of Georgians gathered in the mountain town of Ambrolauri for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Festival 2019 last weekend.

Pride of Place for IOM Belarus in Flame of Peace Relay

The second European Games take place in the Belarusian capital  from June 21 to 30, and IOM was handed the singular honour of carrying the "Flame...

Building Stronger Communities Throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan

For the past three years, IOM has partnered with municipalities and a host of other government and NGO institutions to bring community dinners to...



How IOM Brought Communities Together During Ramadan

Breaking Fast, Building Communities

Banned from working in the Russian Federation, Vahhobjon is now enjoying success as a tailor in his home town in Tajikistan

A Tailor-made Solution

How IOM helped a Tajik migrant settle back home

Money from Honey

Two Irish diaspora experts discuss diaspora matters with IOM Albania's Guri Daco

Expert Views at the Albanian Diaspora Summit


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