Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, relocation in the first half of 2021 represented an important expression of solidarity, reaching a total of 2,132 relocated beneficiaries from Greece, Italy and Malta to 14 EEA countries. READ THE FULL REPORT.
IOM Resettlement Support January - June 2021
While 2020 was heavily impacted by COVID-19, and only 11.266 refugees were resettled/admitted to 18 EEA countries, 2021 shows signs of recovery with the resettlement / humanitarian admission of 7,320 only in the fist half of the year. READ THE FULL REPORT.
IOM's Recommendations to the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU
In the second half of 2021, the world will continue to adjust to and recover from the multifaceted implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this period, the Slovenian Presidency will lead the Council’s discussions on the Pact on Migration and Asylum as well as on digital transformation, the EU’s relations with its external partners and the implementation of the European Green Deal. CLICK HERE.
Registrations are open for the 13th edition of the Summer School on Migration Studies, organized by the IOM - UN Migration office in Czechia (23 to 27 August 2021).
WEBINAR: The Power of Contact: Fostering Migrant Integration and Social Cohesion through Social Mixing Activities
Tuesday, 22 June, 15:00-16:30 CET. The event presented the IOM publication "The Power of Contact: Designing, Facilitating and Evaluating Social Mixing Activities to Strengthen Migrant Integration and Social Cohesion Between Migrants and Local Communities". SEE RESOURCES PRESENTED HERE.