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Computer Lessons in Kavala

23 October 2020


Press Release

Cooperation between IOM and International Hellenic University

Computer Lessons in Kavala

The International Organization for Migration and the International Hellenic University signed a cooperation agreement, aimed at training beneficiaries residing at the Kavala open accommodation site.

Together Project

19 October 2020




The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has joined Together Project in order to contribute to the improvement of the project impact on their target groups and to ensure the project sustainability by continuing using the project deliverables in the next years. Project deliverables include a "Refugees Welcome Map", a Training Package for university students, and guidelines for academic staff.

HELIOS Project: Pillar for the national migration policy

14 October 2020



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The sensitization campaign and the new data for the inclusion and integration of the recognized refugees were presented in a joint press conference between the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, European Commission and IOM

IOM Announcement

05 October 2020




IOM would like to inform that due to an internal miscommunication, the tender for the construction works in Thermopyles was wrongly cancelled one day before the original deadline. The tender is now again operational and would be closed on 8 October. Apologies for the inconvenience.

IOM reinforces assistance on Lesvos to support island decongestion, longer-term solutions

23 September 2020


Press Release


Athens – Two weeks after the tragic fire on Lesvos and the settlement of more than 9,000 migrants and refugees in a temporary accommodation facility, IOM has deployed additional staff to Lesvos to support efforts by the Greek authorities to reduce overcrowding on the island. 

IOM and UNHCR Call for a Truly Common and Principled Approach to European Migration and Asylum Policies

22 September 2020


Press Release



Geneva/Brussels - On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, IOM, the International Organization for Migration and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are appealing to the European Union (EU) to ensure a truly joint and principled approach that addresses all aspects of migration and asylum governance. 


17 September 2020






In collaboration with the Municipality of Ioannina


More Solidarity from European States Needed to Address the Situation in Lesvos, Greece

15 September 2020




Over 12,000 migrants and refugees were left homeless by the tragic fire at the Moria Reception and Identification Center (RIC) in Lesvos last week (8/09).