DISCUSSING PROGRESS AND PRIORITIES IN MIGRATION MANAGEMENT

On 12th & 13th February, 2019 IOM Skopje together with colleagues from other IOM offices from the region and Western Balkans – WB6 representatives held a coordination meeting to exchange data and information on migration trends and changes in migrant smugglers’ modus operandi. The meeting was organized within the regional project “Enhancing Capacities and Mechanisms […]

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SPECIAL MEASURE II PROJECT LAST STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

On 6th of February 2019, the project “Special Measure supporting the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to manage its Southern border in the context of the European migration crisis”, funded by the European Union, organized its final meeting in order to mark the completion of a 3-year implementation. The meeting, hosted by the Border Police […]

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MORE POSSIBILITIES FOR CHILDREN’S PLAY IN SARAJ AND STUDENICHANI

Through the support provided by the UK Government, a new playground area was built in the park of Saraj and the school yard in Studenichani, which included swing sets and modern playground activity stations. Park benches and lights around the perimeter completed the installation, while other improvements added to make the parks more attractive for […]

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EUROPEAN UNION SUPPORT FOR CAPACITY BUILDING OF JUDICIARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ON TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS AND SMUGGLING OF MIGRANTS

During February 2019, within the EU funded project “Strengthening the national capacities in the area of asylum, migration and trafficking in human beings”, IOM Skopje has organized  capacity building trainings on Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants for 182 members of the judiciary and law enforcement officers. The training aimed to provide the […]

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MIXED MIGRATION FLOWS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Compilation of Available Data and Information January 2018 HIGHLIGHTS A total of 7,671 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe through different land and sea routes in the first month of 2019. Arrivals in January decreased by 9 per cent when compared to January 2018 and are 27 per cent lower than the 10,584 registered in […]

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