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INFO DAY for foreigners, 25 September 2014 in Bratislava and Košice

If you are a non-EU citizen, you can benefit from free counselling on residence and life in Slovakia provided 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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News & Events

Experts from Several Institutions Will Provide Counselling to Migrants – Come and Join Us on 25 September at INFO DAY in Bratislava and Košice

Info Days for migrants from outside the EU living in Slovakia will be held on 25 September 2014 from 12 pm to 4 pm on the premises of the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) in Bratislava on Grösslingová 4 and in Košice on Poštová 1. INFO DAY means that migrants can obtain in one place comprehensive and free advice from the alien police department, labour and health insurance offices, department of state citizenship and the legal consultants of the MIC.

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Migrants Can Learn the Slovak Language for Free. We Started on 16 September in Bratislava and Košice

Are you a non-EU citizen, living in Slovakia and do you want to learn Slovak? On Tuesday, 16 September 2014, courses of the Slovak language organized by the IOM Migration Information Centre Slovakia started in Bratislava and Košice. The courses are free of charge, designed for beginners, pre-intermediate and intermediate. The classes are held at Grösslingová 4 in Bratislava and at Poštová 1 in Košice. Interested migrants may start the course at any time, each lesson is an individual unit.

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Experts lecturers and professionals shared their know-how at the Educational Seminar on Forced Migration – Causes and Possible Solutions

Educational seminar on a selected topic of migration and asylum was organised for the third year by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as the coordinator of the EMN National Contact Point in the Slovak Republic. This year the seminar was held in Bratislava from 19 – 21 August 2014. It was attended by more than fifty professionals working in the Slovak state and public institutions, academic field as well as non-governmental organisations.

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Slovaks and Migrants Had Fun Together on Restaurant Day

On 17 August 2014, the community garden Krasňanský Zelovoc joined the global festival of pop-up restaurants Restaurant Day and for the whole afternoon it was successfuly transformed into a one-day restaurant. Migrants from Africa, Vietnam and other countries, for whom Bratislava – Raca has become a second home, took part in the festival and introduced their typical food and interesting programme.

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A new guide will help migrants to navigate through the important areas of life in Slovakia

The IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) published the new brochure Welcome to Slovakia that in the Slovak, English and Russian language provides foreigners with basic information about Slovakia prior to their arrival and about their first steps in the country. You can find here information and practical advice about stay and employment of foreigners; about education system, health care, social security system and other important aspects of living in Slovakia. The brochure also includes an overview of important contacts and institutions.

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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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Vitajte na Slovensku / Welcome to Slovakia / ДОБРО ПОЖАЛОВАТЬ В СЛОВАКИЮ

The brochure in the Slovak, English and Russian language provides foreigners with basic information about Slovakia prior to their arrival and about their first steps in the country. You can find here information and practical advice about stay and employment of foreigners; about education system, health care, social security system and other important aspects of living in Slovakia. The brochure also includes an overview of important contacts and institutions.

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