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 […]
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 […]
Geneva – On World Malaria Day (25/04), IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and other global partners are promoting efforts to tackle malaria, one of the oldest, yet most pervasive public health threats of our time. In 2016, there were over 216 million cases of malaria globally, 445,000 malaria related deaths, and USD 2.7 billion invested in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Calling All Filmmakers! UN Migration Agency Launches Call for Submissions to 2018 Global Migration Film Festival
Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, begins casting a wide net this week to bring forth the talent behind one of the migration world’s enduring art forms: motion pictures. It’s all part of the UN Together campaign to promote diversity worldwide.