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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VACANCY NOTICE – Project Assistant to Consultant for Capacity Building and Intercultural Dialogue / Bratislava, Slovak Republic
- 05 March 2014
- 18 February 2014
The One World Film Festival ranked the documentary film Aj my sme tu doma (We Are At Home Here) among the selected festival films that you can borrow and screen in your municipality – in your home or work for yourself and your friends, in your school, in your library, on premises of your organization, or in your film club. You can even organize a public screening of these films to the general public. More information on the Screen Yourself project is available here.
The film We Are At Home Here was screened four times in the One World Film Festival 2013. It can also be seen in selected cities, where the One World Film Festival in Regions takes place with projections of interesting films from the Festival and where organizers selected this film in the programme in their town.
- 05 February 2014
The first 2014 issue of the e-newsletter of the Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Slovakia informs about IOM activities that took place from October to December 2013.
- 30 January 2014
In 2013, IOM in Slovakia assisted 50 migrants with their return back home and provided post-return reintegration assistance to 31 migrants. IOM identified 29 human trafficking victims and trained 158 employees of organizations and institutions on identifying victims and prevention of human trafficking. IOM Migration Information Centre in Bratislava and Košice counselled 1,913 clients from more than 60 countries.
In the following lines you can find a summary of the key activities and achievements of IOM Bratislava, which we were able to carry out in the past year in the field of integration of migrants, assisted voluntary returns and reintegration, counter trafficking, coordination of activities of the European Migration Network and humanitarian transfers of refugees.
- 28 January 2014
IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) organized so-called One-Stop Shops – consultation days on 17 October in Bratislava and on 21 November in Košice. The complex counselling at one place was provided by the representatives of alien police department, labour offices, trade licensing office, health insurance companies, department of state citizenship and registry office, and MIC counsellors. Migrants from more than 10 countries attended the consultation days.