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European Union Provides 30 vehicles to Georgian Border Police

Apr 21, 2021

Vehicles with a total value of 693,000 EUR have been donated by the European Union via IOM to help the Georgian Government to combat irregular migration and cross-border crime.

“Improving border security is an important area of cooperation...

Regional Director Analyses Future Migration Trends at St Petersburg Labour Forum

Apr 21, 2021

How will employment recover from the fundamental social and economic disruption of the past year and what will international migration look like in the post COVID world?

Those were the questions posed at the start of a keynote speech by...

New e-course Helps Border Guards Work Through COVID Challenges

Apr 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed many aspects of migration, including human mobility, trade patterns and border management. Despite restrictions, border officials continue their work, processing travellers and detecting and assisting...

IOM supports languages learning in Kosovo

Apr 09, 2021

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week organized a conference on the initiative for the institutionalization of the learning of official languages in Kosovo*.

The conference rallied both local and international high...

Marking World TB Day with a Gender Lens in Moldova

Mar 24, 2021

While global attention has focussed on COVID-19 for the past year, other diseases have not disappeared. Today is World TB day, and tuberculosis is, like COVID-19, an airborne disease that is often first...

Latest Humanitarian Update from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mar 15, 2021

A sudden increase in COVID-19 cases in the Temporary Reception Centre at Borići (nine positive cases) led to the centre beig subject to to a 14-day lockdown, starting from 6 March. IOM staff immediately communicated the decision to all migrants...

Regional Strategy Launched

Mar 02, 2021

IOM’s regional strategy for Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia has been launched, along with another eight regional strategies that flow from the Organization’s overall Strategy 2019-2023. The comprehensive document draws on...

COVID Response in Central Asia

Mar 01, 2021

Health initiaitves, expanded counter-trafficking work, a new report on Kazakhstan's migration profile, reintegration of returning migrants, community stabilization, migration governance indcators in Tajikistan, and much more - all are covered in...

Much-Needed Medical Equipment Arrives in Eastern Ukraine

Feb 26, 2021

Five first-line hospitals in conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk regions, eastern Ukraine, as well as five entry-exit crossing points at the contact line between government and  non-govenrement controlled areas have received much-needed...