Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today launched its flagship World Migration Report 2022 which reveals a dramatic increase in internal displacement due to disasters, conflict and violence at a time when global mobility ground to a halt due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
On 25 October 2021, on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations (UN), the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (MFEA SR) presented a Gold Plaque to Zuzana Vatráľová, Head of the Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Slovakia.
In the series of podcasts We Are Also At Home Here (Aj my sme tu doma) you will get to know several countries of the world through interviews with people who were born there and later decided to live in Slovakia. In addition, podcasts can be used, for example, in the education of high school students.
Ivan arrived to Slovakia where he came for work. However, he lost his residence permit and received an entry ban covering the EU. He had to leave Slovakia. Find out how his story continues.
With IOM assistance, Yuliya successfully returned from Slovakia to Ukraine and begin a new life in the capital. After a couple of years we were curious how her story has continued since.
Watch the IOM Slovakia discussion held in Martin in March 2019 during the event We Are Also At Home Here with interesting guests from Afghanistan and Kenya, who talked about their life stories and why they chose to stay in Slovakia. Videorecording: Turiec Television. Slovak language.
Are you going to travel or work abroad? Download the mobile application SAFE Travel & Work Abroad and do not become a victim of human trafficking. The app is available for free: Google Play, App Store, website www.safe.iom.sk. You can use the app in education about human trafficking.