OPEN-CALL FOR TRAINING OF FACILITATORS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF „SMART YOUTH PROGRAM “WORKSHOPS

Required Competencies and Experiences You have experience in working with groups and workshops facilitation; You are interested in mentorship in community; You are interested for programs which seek to develop and improve social and life skills; You have NGO and/or educational background; You have a university degree in social sciences. About Methodology Much like mental […]

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MIXED MIGRATION FLOWS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

Between January and March 2019 a total of 16,526 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe through different land and sea routes. More than a half of migrants and refugees were registered in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria after crossing the Eastern Mediterranean route. Authorities in Western Balkans continued reporting increased pace of registered arrivals. As of […]

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TRAINING COURSES FOR BORDER POLICE OFFICERS ON HUMANITARIAN BORDER MANAGEMENT

Within the EU-funded project “Special Measure Special Measure on supporting the Republic of North Macedonia to improve its border and migration management capabilities”, 3 trainings on humanitarian border management for 75 border police officers were organized in Ohrid with particular focus on the Standard Operating Procedures for dealing with vulnerable categories of migrants and screening […]

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NINTH REGULAR COORDINATION MEETING ON MIGRATION TRENDS

On 17 May 2019, IOM organized the ninth regular coordination meeting of the directors of Border Police agencies from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo*. These regular gatherings serve to exchange information on migration trends and routes as well as main changes in smugglers’ modus operandi. Having in mind that in […]

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SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN MIGRATION

IOM Skopje has continued providing assistance to vulnerable categories of migrants. Among other, support has been provided to two single mothers with three children in a form of an accommodation in a joint home in a community in Skopje. IOM Skopje made sure that the beneficiaries were accommodated close to the kindergarten and playgrounds and […]

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MOI AWARDED HONORABLE MENTION TO IOM

The Ministry of Interior of North Macedonia has awarded an Honorable Mention to the International Organization for Migration for successful cooperation and continuous support as part of the celebrations of the Day of Police (7 May) in the country. IOM and the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia successfully work together on […]

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IOM Marks Two Decades in North Macedonia

Streamlined migration management is key, IOM’s Regional Director stated at a highest-level event in the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia on Monday (13 May). Argentina Szabados made her remarks at a celebration to mark 20 years of the International Organization for Migration in the Republic of North Macedonia. The event was co-organized by […]

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PROFILE AND REPORTED VULNERABILITIES OF MIGRANTS ALONG THE EASTERN, CENTRAL AND WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN ROUTE

DTM team interviewed 5,328 migrants and refugees who travelled to Europe through Eastern, Central and Western Mediterranean route between July and October 2018. Seventy (70) per cent of respondents interviewed in Italy answered « yes » to at least one of the five indicators of human trafficking, exploitation and abuse, the highest among all three […]

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CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING FOR JUDGES, PROSECUTORS AND INTERPRETERS FROM ALBANIA AND NORTH MACEDONIA

On April 9 and 10, 2019 in Durres, another round of IOM’s successful cultural competency training reached 18 judges, prosecutors and interpreters from Albania and North Macedonia. This innovative training helps judges and prosecutors in Western Balkans countries to deal more effectively with migrant smuggling, human trafficking and other cases involving migrants from Central Asia, […]

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