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Good results halfway through the MIDA FINNSOM Health and Education –project

The midterm review of the MIDA FINNSOM Health and Education –project showed that good achievements have been made and the project is well on it’s way to becoming a continuation of the success stories of the MIDA FINNSOM –projects.

The project coordinator, Anna Aguilera-Pesä and the the liaison coordinator Saed Guled organized a mid-term review meeting with the counterparts in Mogadishu in the middle of September.

Rohingya Refugees Struggle to Survive in Cox’s Bazar Settlements

 Bangladesh (IOM) – Over the past month an estimated 430,000 ethnic Rohingya people have made the dangerous and arduous journey from Myanmar’s North Rakhine State to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh to escape the ongoing violence described by the UN as “ethnic cleansing”.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (in Finnish)

 We have compiled answers to questions that are frequently asked of us, especially about the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration -programme.

Praise for IOM's MIDA FINNSOM -programme

 IOM's MIDA FINNSOM is getting praise from within the Somali government.

Over 1000 voluntary returns from Finland this year

 The number of assisted voluntary returns this year is now more than 1000. Migrants have returned to over 30 countries with the assistance of IOM Finland.

I Am A Migrant: Finnish nurse Ifrah Ahmed

On the I Am A Migrant -website IOM portrays the stories of migrants from all over the world. Finnish nurse Ifrah Ahmed's story is also featured there.

 

64 persons returned voluntarily with IOM in July

IOM Finland assisted 64 persons in their voluntary return to their departure countries in July. Most of these people returned to Iraq, 45 persons.

IOM:n aluejohtaja Ambrosi: EU:n pitää vakavasti harkita laillisten kanavien luomista

“Euroopan unionin pitää ottaa siirtolaisuuden laillisten kanavien luominen vakavasti, eikä vain mainita asiasta päätöslauselmissa, ilman että asia etenee”, sanoo IOM:n EU:n aluejohtaja Eugenio Ambrosi.

Uusi opas julkaistu: Ulkomaisen kausityövoiman käyttö puutarha-, marjanviljely ja metsämarja-aloilla

IOM Suomi on julkaissut lyhyen oppaan, jonka tarkoituksena on auttaa työnantajia ja yrityksiä ymmärtämään ihmiskauppaa ilmiönä, tunnistamaan sen merkkejä ja ennaltaehkäisemään ihmiskaupan riskiä kausityössä.