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Migration – “A Cause, Consequence and Catalyst of Development in Ukraine”

Mar 15, 2019

Kyiv – Ukraine is one of the most migration-affected countries in Europe, with a diaspora of up to 20 million people, 1.36 million internally displaced persons and 1.3 million labour migrants.

Belarus Works on Improved Protection for Vulnerable Migrants

Mar 15, 2019

Minsk – The Republic of Belarus is stepping up its capacity to protect vulnerable migrants and trafficking victims through an improved national referral mechanism.    

Emphasising Migrant Health at WHO Istanbul Gathering

Feb 19, 2019

Istanbul – IOM’s Vienna Regional Office put migration health at the forefront during a three-day high-level technical meeting and ministerial consultation of the World Health Organization European Reg

EU, IOM Support Belarus-Ukraine Border Demarcation and Security

Feb 15, 2019

Minsk/Kyiv – Belarus and Ukraine’s common border is set to be fully demarcated and improved thanks to a new initiative between IOM and the European Union.

Tajikistan Takes Lead in Almaty Process

Feb 15, 2019

Dushanbe – Central Asia, home to millions of migrant workers with the region and in the Russian Federation, and a major destination for Afghan refugees, continues to seek ways to turn migration challe

IOM, Lithuania Provide Heaters for People Freezing in Conflict-Affected Eastern Ukraine

Feb 08, 2019

Kyiv – For the fifth consecutive winter, bitter sub-zero temperatures pose health and life-threatening challenges for the conflict-affected people in eastern Ukraine.

Funding from Qatar Charity for Migrants and Refugees in Bosnia

Feb 01, 2019

Sarajevo – IOM and the Qatar Charity signed an agreement on 29thJanuary 2019 for USD 364,050 in support of the response to the refugee and migrant situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

IOM Moscow Chief Meets Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs

Jan 23, 2019

Newly appointed Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration in Moscow, Abdusattor Esoev has held talks with the Acting Head of the General Administration for Migration Issues of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, ...

Defending Migrants Rights and Dignity in Albania for 25 Years

Dec 21, 2018

Tirana – International Migrants Day (18 December) in Albania was celebrated by a high-level function attended by the country’s President, senior ministers and diplomats, who joined Regional Director A