ORGANIZATION OF COUNSELLING SESSIONS FOR VULNERABLE MIGRANTS

The objective of the counseling sessions, organized within the project “Strengthening the national capacities in the area of asylum, migration and trafficking in human beings” funded by the European Union, is to enhance the awareness of the migrants and asylum seekers on their rights and on how to access the available protection services. The sessions […]

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IOM ASSISTED VOLUNTARY RETURN AND REINTEGRATION PROGRAMME

  IOM Skopje AVRR mobile team is present in all Transit reception centers/transit zones in the country with regular visits to the Reception Centre for Foreigners. During March – April 2018 total of 182 migrants were provided with initial information and counselling related to Assistant Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) opportunities. Out of them 3 […]

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ESTABLISHMENT OF 5 MOBILE TEAMS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF VULNERABLE CATEGORIES INCLUDING VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

IOM has supported establishment of 5 mobile teams for identification of vulnerable categories including victims of human trafficking in Skopje, Kumanovo, Tetovo, Bitola and Gevgelija, composed of relevant institutional stakeholders and civil society organizations. Mobile teams aim is to strengthen the decentralized capacities in the area of identification, referral and assistance of potential and actual […]

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UNODC, IOM Launch New Initiative to Counter Migrant Smuggling

Two United Nations agencies are joining forces to combat migrant smuggling. On March 28, at the UN in Vienna, IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) organized an event centring on a Joint Platform on Countering Migrant Smuggling. Opening the event, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov […]

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