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IOM: Survey Shows Displaced Women in Ukraine Desperate for Work

Jul 30, 2019

Kyiv – In the sixth year of conflict and internal displacement in Ukraine, the employment situation of those who have fled their homes has slightly improved – however, displaced women face particular

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons - DG Statement

Jul 30, 2019

Geneva—The images are unforgettable. Desperate families in sweltering shipping containers and rickety boats. Bodies washed up on shores and beaches following failed voyages. Human beings scarred and broken from years of abuse and exploitation....

‘Teach Children to See Lies’ Warns Belarus Campaign

Jul 26, 2019

Minsk – ‘Teach Children to See Lies’ is the slogan of a new campaign being launched next week in Belarus by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNICEF, aimed at the prevention of ch

IOM Teams Up with Azeri Academia to Study Ancient Water Supply Systems

Jul 19, 2019

Ganja, Azerbaijan – The lack of sustainable water supplies has always been a factor in human migration.

LEARN. ACT. SHARE. Helping to Prevent Modern Day Slavery in Belarus

Jul 19, 2019

Minsk – As Belarus continues to be a source and destination country for human trafficking, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) continues to work with the government to educate youth on

EU, IOM Support Veterans’ Reintegration in Ukraine

Jul 12, 2019

Kyiv – According to official data, there are about 370,000 veterans of the conflict in Ukraine, many of whom encounter significant challenges attempting to reintegrate into civilian life.

Designing for Humanity at New York Summit

Jun 26, 2019

The longstanding commitment by the humanitarian community to assist vulnerable migrants and displaced persons with dignity was underscored in New York on Friday (21 June) at the second Design for Humanity Summit at Fordham University, co-...

Regional Director Discusses Migration Matters with Armenian Deputy PM

Jun 11, 2019

Regional Director Argentina Szabadois held high-level talks with the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia during last week's visit to the country. Ms Szabados was accompanied during her meeting by United Nations Resident Coordinator Shombi Sharp, as...

Tragedy Averted Following Fire at Bosnian Migrant Centre

Jun 04, 2019

Sarajevo – A tragedy of horrific proportions was avoided over the weekend by the quick action and cool thinking of an International Organization for Migration (IOM) staffer on duty at the Miral Temporary Reception Centre in ...