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Information sessions to raise awareness among migrant population on the importance of COVID-19 vaccination

IOM is supporting the national authorities in providing credible and reliable information about vaccination against COVID-19 to migrant communities. 

Includ-EU project website launched to enhance integration of migrants in local communities

The website promotes good practices in the field of migrant inclusion in local communities and enhances the regional exchange of knowledge and expertise.

First Includ-EU training in Slovenia dedicated to effective public communication on migration issues

IOM Slovenia kicked-off a series of capacity-building trainings of the Includ-EU project for local stakeholders with a communication training

USD 24 Million Urgently Needed for Acute Humanitarian Needs in Afghanistan

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched an urgent appeal for USD 24 million to boost its response to increasing humanitarian needs in Afghanistan.

IOM Releases Recommendations to the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Brussels – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has shared its recommendations on migration and mobility with the Slovenian government, which yesterday (01/07) assumed the  Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) for the second half of 2021 as the world continues to adjust and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Network on Migration Launches “Migration Network Hub”, a Knowledge and Solutions Platform on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

The United Nations Network on Migration launches the Migration Network Hub. It is the first knowledge platform and connection hub that supports UN Member States in the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).

International Women’s Day: Launch of Online Training Module on Gender Equality and Migration

On International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the launch of a brand-new online training module, Gender Equality and Migration, developed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UN Women.

Striving for Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines to Leave No Migrant Behind

As vaccine roll-outs are bringing back hope that the end of the pandemic might be in sight, too many migrants remain excluded from national deployment and vaccination plans.

IOM Calls for End to Pushbacks and Violence Against Migrants at EU External Borders

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on the European Union (EU) and its Member States to take urgent action to end pushbacks, collective expulsions, and the use of violence against migrants and refugees, including children, at the EU’s external land and maritime borders. 

The Future of Legal Migration in the EU: IOM Contribution to the EU Public Consultation

The release of the New Pact on Migration and Asylum offers a renewed opportunity to rethink the EU’s labour migration policies. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomes the EU’s invitation to contribute to the public consultation on the future of legal migration. IOM is hopeful that this exercise will feed into an enhanced EU framework on legal migration conducive to mutually beneficial and sustainable labour migration pathways to Europe and that guarantees the protection of migrant workers IOM’s submission to this public consultation proposes key considerations for an effective labour migration policy framework in the European context, building on the Pact’s proposals