The annual report informs about the most significant activities, changes and developments in the field of migration and international protection in Slovakia in 2018, putting them also in the context of EU policies and legislation. The report includes also migration statistics for Slovakia for 2018.
IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) opens the next cycle of Open Courses of Slovak Language for citizens of non-EU countries with a permanent, temporary or tolerated residence permit in Slovakia. The courses are free of charge and are open both to beginners and the pre-intermediate.
IOM Slovakia provided training to another 87 professional practicioners who are working with vulnerable groups of population. Trained professionals are able to teach individuals and groups how to recognize the risks of human trafficking, how to avoid them and what to do in a crisis situation.
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.