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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 ...

Regional Office in Vienna Responses in a Time of Rapid Changes

May 29, 2019

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 Heads of Offices from across Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SEEECA) at IOM’s...

Using Data to Inform Migration Management in Central Asia

May 21, 2019

Dushanbe – Reliable and harmonized data are needed to tackle some of Central Asia’s key migration challenges and should be included in the future regional agenda on migration, according to government

IOM Marks Two Decades in North Macedonia

May 14, 2019

Skopje – Streamlined migration management is key, IOM’s Regional Director stated at a highest-level event in the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia on Monday (13 May). 

Protecting Vulnerable Children and Youth in Ukraine from Trafficking

Apr 26, 2019

Kyiv - Hanna lived with her grandmother and younger sister on a very limited income.

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.