Press & News
31 March 2020
A positive COVID-19 case in Ritsona open accommodation site has been confirmed and IOM as the official Site Management Support actor will continue collaborating with the authorities and DG Home to further assist residents in these difficult moments. IOM staff continues working in the facility utilizing safety equipment.
IOM Joins Global Response to Prevent the Spread, Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on Crisis-Affected Communities
25 March 2020
Geneva – Today (25 March) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is joining the health and humanitarian community to launch the interagency COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).
18 March 2020
Geneva – As countries drastically reduce entry into their territories owing to the COVID-19 global health crisis, and restrictions around international air travel are introduced, travel arrangements for resettling refugees are currently subject to severe disruptions. Some States have also placed a hold on resettlement arrivals given their public health situation, which impacts on their capacity to receive newly resettled refugees.
5 March 2020
26 February 2020
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed today (26/02/2020) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Church of Greece to strengthen cooperation in programs aiming at assisting unaccompanied migrant children in Greece.
6 February 2020
“The implementation of assisted voluntary returns including reintegration measures and operation of Open Center in the Prefecture of Attica for applicants of voluntary return” (AVRR/OCAVRR)
Athens, 02 January 2020
Athens, 18 December 2019
International Migrants Day
Athens, 16 December 2019
18 December 2019, Cinematic Event in Heraklion, Crete
in the framework of the Global Migration Film Festival
THE EVENT AND THE FESTIVAL:
Athens, 3 December 2019
The Athenian audience will have the opportunity to enjoy movies across the world at Serafio of the municipality of Athens, with free entrance