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Canadian Study Tour for Turkish Team

Mar 06, 2018

Representatives from the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Services are currently on a five-day high-level study tour of Canada, organized by IOM's Regional Office in Vienna and IOM Turkey.  The purpose of the tour is to learn about how...

IOM Works with Western Balkan States on Advance Passenger Information Systems

Mar 02, 2018

Budva – Advance Passenger Information systems (API) became mandatory for all 192 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member states on 23 February.

Engaging the Albanian Diaspora

Mar 02, 2018

Tirana – With over 1.4 million Albanians living outside the country, mainly in Italy and Greece, but present all over the world, the Albanian diaspora represents a huge and largely untapped opportunit

Agreement signed to Regulate Georgian Labour Migration

Mar 02, 2018

IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social...

Bringing the Voice of Migrants into Central Asia HIV Discussions

Feb 21, 2018

Astana - Some 1.5 million people live with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It is the only region in the world where the HIV epidemic continues to grow, with a 57 per cent increase in new infections annually.


IOM Signs Agreement to Provide Assistance Services to Vulnerable Migrants

Feb 20, 2018

Belarus  – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and two non-governmental organizations, namely, Vitebsk Oblast Organization of Belarusian Red Cross Society and Gomel City Branch of Young Women Christian Association...

Three Million to Benefit from Modernized Ukraine-Moldova Border

Feb 06, 2018

Kyiv – Travellers and traders using the border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova will soon see decreased queues and waiting times thanks to a new European Union-funded project implemented by IOM, t

Regional Office Expands Cooperation with Forthcoming OSCE Chair

Jan 30, 2018

On Wednesday (24/1) the Director of IOM’s Vienna Regional Office Argentina Szabados met with the State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Lukas Parizek in the capital, Bratislava. 

Slovakia assumes the annual...

New Year, New Country – IOM Steps Up Assistance to Newly Arrived Irregular Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jan 05, 2018

Sarajevo – IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is responding to increased numbers of migrants crossing into Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The latest arrivals originate mostly from North Africa, through Greece, Albania, and...