IOM Director General António Vitorino
Social Cohesion: Recognizing Migration is a Benefit that Works for All
Too often, when we speak of migrants, we find ourselves having to speak about moments of extreme hardship, caught up in a narrative of crisis.
Geneva – Launched today at the 2019 IOM Council meeting by IOM Director General, António Vitorino, the latest edition of its flagship publication, the World Migration Report 2020 (WMR 2020), continues the organization’s commitment to providing information on migration that is well-researched, rigorous and accessible.
On 20-22 August 2019 in Bratislava, Slovakia 15 experts gave presentations at the 7th European Migration Network (EMN) Educational Seminar entitled Impacts and Opportunities of International Migration. Podcasts of their presentations and lectures can be found on the EMN seminar website.
Kata invited the opportunity to earn money in Slovakia. However, upon her arrival in Slovakia, Kata´s expectations were not met. She found herself without a valid residence permit.
“Having our own minitractor, thanks to IOM support, will not only save my family money, which we would otherwise need to pay to other farmers for cultivating our fields,“ – describes Mrs Phuong.
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.