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AVRR Information Campaign in Crete

Athens, 25/06/2018


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With the active participation of the local community, the institutions and the authorities of Heraklion and Chania cities in the island of Crete, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) implemented two information events in the framework of the project "The Implementation of Assisted Voluntary Returns including Reintegration measures" (AVRR).

IOM Greece statement on the death of the three-year-old boy in Thiva

Athens, 19/06/2018


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IOM expresses its deep grief and sincere condolences to the family of Omed, a three-year-old boy who lost his life in the open accommodation site located at Thiva, Greece.

The boy, who was found drowned in the sewage tank, was from Iraq. He had just arrived with his family at the open accommodation site a few days ago.

IOM stands with partners to combat plastic waste and environmental degradation


Geneva –This World Environment Day (05/06), IOM, the UN Migration Agency, adds its voice to the chorus of global actors seeking to combat plastic pollution and environmental degradation around the world.


Art Exhibition “The Shape of Life”


Greece - Five migrants and refugees currently living in Greece, are joining their talents and present their artworks in the framework of the art exhibition “The Shape of Life”, organized by IOM, the UN Migration Agency.

An International Educational Workshop on Reintegration Assistance was held in Athens

Athens, 25/04/2018


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On Tuesday, April 24th 2018 an International Educational Workshop on Reintegration Assistance was held in IOM premises in Athens, under the framework of the project «The implementation of assisted voluntary returns including reintegration measures» (AVRR).


“A Photo Journey into the Life of Yazidis in Greece”

Athens, 17 April 2018


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