In 2020, International Organization for Migration (IOM) expanded its services by providing support to UK citizens in Slovakia following the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union. The IOM Migration Information Centre provided over 3,150 consultations more than in 2019. Read more about results of IOM key activities in Slovakia.
In the document Organisation of Asylum and Migration Policies in the Slovak Republic you will find which institutions and organisations are responsible for the particular areas of migration from the non-EU countries. The publication also illustrates the overview of policies, strategies and legislative acts related to migration in the Slovak Republic.
Miroslava Pinková from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Zuzana Vatráľová from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) discussed the life in a refugee camp and especially the assistance to refugees through their resettlement to safe countries.
With IOM assistance, Yuliya successfully returned from Slovakia to Ukraine and begin a new life in the capital. After a couple of years we were curious how her story has continued since.
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.
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.