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IOM, South Caucasus Governments Gather in Vienna for Joint TB-HIV/AIDS Response

Mar 03, 2017

Georgia - Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS continue to pose a threat to mobile and migrant populations in Europe. Now the countries of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia are teaming up to reduce the threat posed by the two diseases.

Psychosocial Support Certificate Programme in Turkey Aids War-affected Communities

Feb 28, 2017

Turkey - On 25 February, IOM launched a certificate programme to train humanitarian workers in psychosocial support and conflict transformation for refugees in Turkey.

IOM Responds as Bitter Cold Adds to Misery in Conflict-affected Eastern Ukraine

Feb 07, 2017

Ukraine - IOM teams in Eastern Ukraine are responding with urgent aid for hundreds of thousands of people affected by the sharp escalation of conflict in recent days.

Turkey Hackathon Develops Solutions for Refugee Challenges

Feb 07, 2017

Turkey - From 3-5 February, 36 refugee and Turkish computer programmers and graphic designers participated in Turkey’s first ever coding marathon (Hackathon) to focus on easing the challenges faced by Syrian refugees in the...

IOM Turkey Helps Resettle Over 21,000 Refugees in 2016

Jan 17, 2017

Turkey - In 2016 IOM Turkey’s refugee resettlement program moved 21,120 refugees from Turkey to new homes abroad. This was double the previous year’s total and the largest number of refugees ever resettled by IOM Turkey in a...

Europe, US Support IOM Ukraine Crisis, Migration Management Projects

Dec 23, 2016

Ukraine - IOM has signed donor agreements in Ukraine for up to USD 40 million in the spheres of migration and border management, crisis response and IDP support with the EU, United Kingdom, and United

Unemployment Makes Men in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova Vulnerable to Human Trafficking

Dec 20, 2016

Ukraine - An IOM study on trafficking in men from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, shows that the risk of falling prey to traffickers does not depend on victim’s education and place of residence.

ECHO Backs IOM Ankara Municipal Migrant Services Centre

Dec 16, 2016

Turkey - IOM, in partnership with Ankara’s Keçiören municipality and with funding from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) has launched Keçiören Migrant Services Center. Keçiören is the...

IOM Turkey Moves 20,000 Refugees, Migrants in 2016

Dec 09, 2016

Turkey - IOM Turkey has reached a milestone, moving over 20,000 people in 2016, including refugees for resettlement, family reunification and migrants opting to voluntarily return home to their countries of origin.