Geneva – On the occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30/07), new data released by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, show that in the last ten years, almost 80 per cent of journeys undertaken by victims trafficked internationally cross through official border points, such as airports and land border control points. Trafficking in […]
With Public and Private Sectors at Odds, Traffickers Win. Let’s work together to protect its victims.
By William Lacy Swing, IOM Director General The world’s workforce has never been more mobile—from the gardener in California to the banker in Singapore. Whether it’s the dishwasher in Rome or the designer in London, we recognize human ambition is on the move, everyone—skilled or unskilled, with work permits or without—is seeking an identical goal: […]
Assisted Voluntary Return Program (AVRR) program in the country is implemented as part of “EU Support to Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in Managing the Migration/Refugees Crisis / Balkan Route”, project funded by the European Union. In July 2018, IOM Skopje team successfully assisted 7 migrants. The story of Arian is presented […]
VALIDATION WORKSHOP FOR REVISION AND UPDATE OF THE STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR TREATMENT OF VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS
On the 10th of July 2018, through the regional project “Enhancing Counter Trafficking in Crises in the Western Balkans”, funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (J/TIP), IOM Skopje organized a one day validation workshop for revision and update of the Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for treatment […]