COMMUNITY BASED YOUTH INITIATIVES

From 01 till 31 August 2018 in Studenichani and Lipkovo, IOM Skopje organized three 4-day MoviEQ workshops in the scope of the project “Moving towards sustainable approaches in preventing violent extremism in the Western Balkans – Phase III” funded by the UK Government. MoviEQ is IOM’s methodology based on Integrative Complexity theory developed by IC […]

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NATIONAL TOOL FOR SCREENING AND IDENTIFICATION OF VULNERABLE CATEGORIES OF MIGRANTS

On the 29th August, 2018, IOM Skopje organized the last validation workshop to present the document – “National Tool for Screening and Identification of the Vulnerable Categories of Persons” to the national stakeholders. The purpose of the tool is to enable: Initial identification of the vulnerable categories of persons which need to be further interviewed […]

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FIELD WORK OF THE FIVE MOBILE TEAMS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

With the work of five mobile teams for identification of vulnerable categories including victims of human trafficking in Skopje, Kumanovo, Tetovo, Bitola and Gevgelija, composed of social workers, law enforcement officers and civil society organizations by the end of August 2018 the number of identified victims of trafficking has increased for almost four (4) times […]

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MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO MIGRANTS

During August 2018 the number of medical assistances in the Transit Reception Centers (TRC) increased to 309 in comparison to 183 in July, making the total of 1,314 medical assistances for the period January – August 2018. Medical teams in both Transit Reception Centers also provided assistance to 27 migrant children ensuring that they were […]

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CHILDREN CORNER IN TRANSIT RECEPTION CENTER GEVGELIJA

IOM Skopje, within the frames of the EU funded project “EU support to Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in managing the migration/refugees crisis / Balkan route” opened a Children’s corner and immediately brought back the joy and laughter in the reception center. Since the beginning of 2018, TRC Gevgelija has accommodated 273 […]

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MIXED MIGRATION FLOWS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Compilation of Available Data and Information July 2018 HIGHLIGHTS According to available DTM flow monitoring data, a total of 73,735 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe between January and July 2018 – 40 per cent less than the 122,384 reported in the same period last year. An estimated 78 per cent of all registered individuals […]

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COUNSELLING SESSIONS FOR VULNERABLE MIGRANTS

In July 2018, within the EU funded project “Strengthening the national capacities in the area of asylum, migration and trafficking in human beings”, final two (2) counselling sessions for 18 vulnerable migrants and asylum seekers were organized in the Transit Reception Centers in Vinojug, Gevgelija and in the Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers in Vizbegovo, […]

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MIXED MIGRATION FLOWS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Between January and June 2018, a total of 58,357 migrants and refugees had reached Europe through different sea and land routes. More than 75 per cent of the overall population crossed the Mediterranean Sea, mainly using the Central Mediterranean route that still leads to Italy.

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COMMUNITY BASED YOUTH INITIATIVES

From 25 till 31 July 2018 in Studenichani, Labunishta and Lipkovo, IOM Skopje organized three four-day MoviEQ workshops under the project “Moving towards sustainable approaches in preventing violent extremism in the Western Balkans – phase III” ” funded by the UK Government. MoviEQ is IOM’s methodology based on Integrative Complexity theory developed by IC thinking® […]

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