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?

The IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) offers to foreigners from countries outside the EU/EEA a financial contribution that can be used to cover education courses, e.g. Slovak or foreign language courses, PC skills courses, etc., or retraining courses, e.g. a hairdressing course, course for using a high-lift truck...

In 2017, IOM provided integration counselling to almost 3,400 clients, organized the EMN Educational Seminar on forced migration and assisted 46 foreigners in returning from Slovakia to 19 countries of origin.

Read more about the results of the IOM Slovakia key activities for 2017.

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 December 2017.

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Ambassador William Lacy Swing, Director General of IOM, the United Nations Migration Agency, is making an urgent call for “Safe Migration for a World on the Move” as International Migrants Day approaches on Monday, 18 December 2017.

In October 2017, the IOM Migration Information Center (MIC) prepared four more events from the Welcoming Slovakia series providing foreigners with practical and useful information about Slovakia and enabling mutual get-to-know between Slovak public and foreigners' communities.