IOM medical trainings in Romania build capacities to address migrant, refugee health

Brasov, April 2019 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week carried out three days of migration health trainings for 33 Romanian professionals working on migrant and refugee health. The trainings, held in Brasov from 15-17 April, were intended to build the capacities of front line health professionals and law enforcement officers working at the local level with migrants and refugees.

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From skill mapping to labor market integration - the Skills Assessment Pilot

Gaining financial independence through employement is esential for every refugee in order to rebuild his or her life and become a part of the society that adopted them. As most people who have arrived in Europe in the past three years seeking international protection will be staying here in the long run, labour market integration could be the single most important step to a succesful integration in the host societies.

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Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 118,227 in 2017; 2,408 Deaths

IOM, UN Migration Agency, reports that 118.227 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 up until 13th of August, with 82 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 265,640 arrivals across the Mediterranean through 13 August 2016. The change in the number of arrivals represents a decrease of 124% compared to the same period of 2016.

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Dialogue and Partnership at the heart of Effective Management of Return and Reintegration

IOM’s Migration Assistance Division presented its paper on “Dialogue and Partnership for Effective Management of Return and Reintegration” on October 31st in Geneva.  The paper was part of the wider consultation process for the adoption of a Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

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UN Migration Agency Proposes New Integrated Approach to Reintegration of Migrants

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, published today (15/08) a paper outlining a new approach to support sustainable reintegration of migrants following their return home. The Integrated Approach towards Reintegration in the Context of Return recognizes the complexity of factors that affect returning migrants at the individual, community and structural levels.

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