Open Courses of Slovak language for foreigners

IOM Migration Information Center (MIC) opens the next cycle of free courses of Slovak language for all citizens of non-EU/EEA countries. Courses start in Bratislava and Košice on 19 September 2017.

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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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UN Migration Agency DG Makes Urgent Call for ‘Safe Migration in a World on the Move’ for International Migrants Day

Ambassador William Lacy Swing, Director General of IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is making an urgent call for “Safe Migration for a World on the Move” as International Migrants Day approaches on Monday, 18 December 2017.


Free Courses of Slovak Language for Foreigners also in 2018

Another series of free Open Courses of Slovak Language for Foreigners organized by IOM MIC will start again in mid-January 2018 in Bratislava and Košice. The exact date and place of the courses will be published on the MIC website and IOM Slovakia Facebook page.


Welcoming Slovakia Was Held Four Times In October 2017

In October 2017, the IOM Migration Information Center (MIC) prepared four more events from the Welcoming Slovakia series providing foreigners with practical and useful information about Slovakia and enabling mutual get-to-know between Slovak public and foreigners' communities.


20 More Migrants Received Assistance after Their Voluntary Return Home from Slovakia

From January to November 2017 IOM supported those migrants, who returned voluntarily from Slovakia to 12 countries of origin and who needed help to stabilize their situation after returning home and to improve living conditions after time spent abroad.


Foreigners from Seven Countries Took Advice from the One-Stop Shop in Bratislava in October 2017

IOM Migration Information Center (MIC) organized another counseling INFO DAY (One-Stop Shop) for foreigners from non-EU countries at its premises in Bratislava on 5 October 2017. At one point, 14 foreigners from seven countries received a comprehensive and free counseling from foreign police officers, labor office staff, and MIC legal consultants.


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IOM - Join the I am a migrant campaign | #iamamigrant

Join the i am a migrant campaign

It is important to show that behind every migrant, there is a story worth hearing. Share your migrant story through the "i am a migrant" campaign that promotes better perception of migrants and migration. And invite others to do the same! More information can be found at http://iamamigrant.org.

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IOM Training Manual: Prevention of Human Trafficking

IOM Training Manual: Prevention of Human Trafficking

The manual serves as a practical tool for professionals who work with potential victims of human trafficking. It introduces the human trafficking issue and includes suggestions for group activities which can be used by teachers, people working in the area of prevention, lectors and other professionals to prepare lectures or further education activities on risks of human trafficking. The manual also provides tips on safe travelling and working abroad and gives advice on how not to become a victim of human trafficking.

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