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UN Migration Agency Names Ukrainian Eurovision Winner as National Anti-Trafficking Goodwill Ambassador

Oct 13, 2017

Kyiv – The Ukrainian singer and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016, Jamala, has been named a counter-trafficking Goodwill Ambassador for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in Ukraine. The partnership was launched through...

EUR 5 Million Boost for UN Migration Agency Livelihood Programme in Ukraine

Oct 03, 2017

Kyiv – IOM and KfW Development Bank have signed an agreement to implement a two-year project that will support 2,000 conflict-affected Ukrainians develop income opportunities.

Migration Takes Centre Stage in Central Asia

Sep 28, 2017

Bishkek – Central Asia has been a region of transit and mobility throughout human history.

Release of "Migration and Development: Socio-Economic Issues" handbook in Moldova

Sep 22, 2017

On 22 September 2017, at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (ASEM) was launched the “Migration and Development: Socio-Economic Issues” handbook written by Mr. Dorin Vaculovschi, Doctor of Economics and Associate Professor.


Young Migrant, Refugee, Turkish Entrepreneurs Bring Business Ideas to Life through UN Migration Agency Support

Aug 29, 2017

Izmir – Last weekend (26-27/08), 11 teams of young migrant, refugee and Turkish entrepreneurs presented their innovative business ideas to IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the hope of securing a grant

Estonian PM Visits IOM’s Turkish Hub for Operations in Southern Turkey, Northern Syria During Country’s EU Presidency

Aug 16, 2017

Gaziantep – Yesterday (15/08), Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU, visited the IOM offices in Gaziantep. 

Armenian Disaster Response Simulation Supported by UN Migration Agency

Aug 08, 2017

Yerevan – On 2 August, the first inter-agency simulation exercise on humanitarian relief and disaster preparedness between Armenia and Georgia took place with the support of IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

Belarusian Youth ‘Act. Learn. Share’ to Combat Human Trafficking

Jul 18, 2017

Belarus - ‘Act.Learn.Share’, a summer camp for young adults, kicked off yesterday (17/07) just outside of Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Participants came from across the nation, all united in their desire to learn about and put...

Ukraine Adopts New Migration Strategy Developed with UN Migration Agency

Jul 14, 2017

Ukraine - On Wednesday (12 July), the Government of Ukraine adopted a new State Migration Strategy, which will inform national migration policy for the next eight years.