The new EMN video briefly explains the main findings of the study Approaches to Unaccompanied Minors Following Status Determination in the EU and Norway (2017). This study informs about integration measures adopted by EU member states aimed at unaccompanied minors...

In October 2018 and in March 2019 in Žilina, Trnava, Prešov and Martin, the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) organized public events "We Are Also at Home Here: What is it Like for Foreigners Who Live in Slovakia" with discussion, short film stories of foreigners, exhibition and food tasting.

The IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) has prepared new fact sheets for foreigners with current information and recommendations on how to apply for residence in Slovakia, and what obligations arise from the different types of temporary and permanent residence. Fact sheets are available on the IOM MIC website.

On 4 and 5 December 2018 at the Kino Lumière in Bratislava, the festival featured three remarkable films about the reasons for migration to Europe, the radical intervention of the Syrian conflict into people's lives, and the challenges faced by refugees in an unknown environment in new countries.

By António Vitorino, Director General International Organization for Migration (IOM)

"Migration is the great issue of our era. Migration With Dignity (#WithDignity) is the theme of 2018’s International Migrants Day, which we observe on Tuesday (18 December).

By 2050, more than 140 million people could be forced to leave their homes as the effects of global warming problems like water scarcity, crop failure, rising sea levels and storm surges. Experts from the World Bank, Czech Academy of Sciences and IOM discussed migration caused by climate change.

On 22 – 24 August 2018, International Organization for Migration (IOM), the EMN coordinator for Slovakia, organised the 6th EMN Educational Seminar on Migration in Bratislava for more than 70 representatives of government and public administration, non-profit sector and academia.

Check out interesting facts and latest news about the activities and services of IOM in Slovakia – released in the latest issue of the IOM Slovakia Newsletter in September 2018.

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Check out interesting facts and latest news about the activities and services of IOM in Slovakia – released in the latest issue of the IOM Slovakia Newsletter in July 2018.

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Every year, dozens of Slovaks become modern slaves. Anyone can fall into the trap of traffickers – women and men of all ages and education, people with minimal income, but also people from standard social background who went to earn money abroad. What are the things to be aware of if you are going to travel or work abroad?