INFO DAY for foreigners, 30 April 2015 in Bratislava and Košice

If you are a non-EU citizen, you can benefit from free counselling on residence and life in Slovakia provided at one place by experts from several institutions.

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About IOM

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading international, inter-governmental organization in the field of migration. It acts in accordance with the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society. IOM has been active in Slovakia since 1996 where it continuously implements various projects and activities in the areas of migrant integration, assisted voluntary returns, counter trafficking, resettlement of migrants and coordination of the European Migration Network activities.

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Come and join the INFO DAY for foreigners on 30 April 2015 with counselling on various aspects of life and stay in Slovakia

All non EU citizens  are invited to the INFO DAY that will be held on Thursday, 30 April 2015 from 12:00 until 16:00 in the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) in Bratislava on Grösslingová 35 and Košice on Poštová 1. You can benefit from the free counselling on residence, employment and health insurance in Slovakia provided in one place by experts from several institutions!


European Migration Network is preparing five new studies in 2015

International Organization for Migration (IOM) as the coordinator of the European Migration Network (EMN) National Contact Point for the Slovak Republic will prepare on behalf of the Slovak Republic the following five studies in 2015: Admitting third-country nationals for business purposes, Determining labour shortages and labour migration needs in the EU, Dissemination of information on voluntary return: how to reach irregular migrants not in contact with the authorities, Integration of beneficiaries of international protection and their social security, Mixed migration and changes of status and Annual Report on Migration and Asylum Policies 2014. See the EMN studies published until the year 2014.


European Migration Network published an updated EMN Asylum and Migration Glossary

The Glossary is designed for employees of state and public administration, policymakers, lawmakers, researchers, academics, journalists and other experts dealing with the topic of migration and asylum. The new edition of the Glossary contains more than 400 terms translated into 23 languages including Slovak.


Ponuka stáže v IOM na oddelení programu asistovaných dobrovoľných návratov a reintegrácií (AVRR)

This article is published only in Slovak language.

Medzinárodná organizácia pre migráciu (IOM) hľadá šikovného študenta/študentku na stáž do tímu, ktorý pomáha migrantom pri návrate a po návrate domov. Úspešný/á uchádzač/ka sa počas 3-mesačnej stáže zoznámi s programom AVRR (www.avr.iom.sk), získa skúsenosti s prácou na projekte financovaného EÚ a s fungovaním medzinárodnej organizácie. Zapojte sa do tohto zaujímavého projektu a prihláste sa na stáž do 29. apríla 2015. Nástup na stáž: máj 2015 v Úrade IOM v Bratislave. Viac informácií.


EMN Conference brought knowledge about unaccompanied minors in Slovakia and Europe

National and foreign experts from Bratislava, Budapest, Dublin, Prague and Vienna delivered a speech at the conference on Protection and Care for Unaccompanied Children held on December 10, 2014 in Bratislava. The conference introduced service development and current model of care for unaccompanied minors, determination of the best interest of the child, individual risk assessment, age assessment and prevention of disappearance of unaccompanied minors.


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IOM helps migrants even after their return home

This documentary film tells the story of a Vietnamese migrant who found himself in Slovakia in a hopeless situation. IOM assisted him with his return to Vietnam. Even after his return home IOM provided him with reintegration support, which helped him to pursue farming as means of earning living for his family. More stories.

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EMN Asylum and Migration Glossary in 23 languages

The third edition of the multilingual dictionary in the area of migration and asylum contains more than 400 expert terms in 23 European languages including Slovak. The Glossary is designed for professionals from state and public administration, policy makers, lawmakers, researchers, academics, journalists and other experts dealing with the topic of migration and asylum. It is prepared by EU Member States, Norway and the European Commission. The Glossary is available also as an interactive tool.

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