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IOM and the European Union Helping Thousands of Vulnerable Migrants to Get Home from Turkey

Apr 16, 2019

Ankara – Turkey hosts over four million migrants seeking a different life from the instability, uncertainty and poverty they have left behind.

“Trafficking Thrives in a Data Vacuum” IOM Tells Expert Panel in Vienna

Apr 12, 2019

Vienna – Technology and trafficking were on the agenda at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna this week during the 19th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference in Vienna.  

IOM and Turkey’s Migration Directorate – Six Years Working Together Against Human Trafficking

Apr 10, 2019

Antalya – A country surrounded by regional conflict and mass displacement, Turkey houses four million refugees and migrants.

Georgia Takes a Fresh Look at Migration and Rural Development

Apr 09, 2019

Tbilisi – “Migration has effected every village in our municipality - many are almost empty. Before, only one family member would emigrate; now, whole families are leaving.” 

Long-term Solutions Needed for Ukraine’s Displaced

Apr 09, 2019

Kyiv – A single mum spending most of her income to rent a room. A young woman and her mother living in a garage at a cemetery, as they do not earn enough to rent any other accommodation.

Emotional Scenes as First Resettled Refugees Arrive in Portugal from Turkey

Apr 05, 2019

Lisbon – Thirteen refugees arrived safely in Lisbon on Wednesday to an emotional welcome from waiting family members, after leaving Turkey as part of Portugal's 2018-2019 refugee resettlement programme, facilitated by the...

Progress on Ethical Recruitment Partnership after Moscow Meeting

Apr 01, 2019

A partnership with Rostrud, Russia's Federal Service for Labour and Employment, is now a distinct possibility following productive discussions with IOM's Moscow office last week.

Chief of Mission of the International Organization for...

“It’s Time” to Protect Migrants from TB – New IOM Study Shows Migrants Left Behind

Mar 22, 2019

Tbilisi – A pioneering study into tuberculosis and migration shows an urgent need for migrant-focused healthcare to protect extremely vulnerable groups from contracting the killer disease.

Europe Migration Data Portal Will Challenge Fake News With Facts

Mar 22, 2019

A focus on improved data will enable IOM to combat fake news and hate speech with solid facts and evidence, a UN meeting in Geneva heard today (22/3).

A dedicated Europe section on the IOM Global...