Reintegration success story

In February 2019, Ms. C. D. voluntarily returned to her country of origin with the assistance of IOM Budapest. To facilitate her transition into her country of origin, Ms. C. D. utilized the opportunity IOM Budapest offers through reintegration assistance. The project “Hungarian Voluntary Return, Reintegration and Information Program” implemented by IOM Budapest is funded by the European Union and the Ministry of Interior of Hungary. The project provides complex reintegration assistance to migrants who have returned to their country of origin.

SUMIGRE workshop held in Budapest

On 13th May 2019, IOM Budapest held a workshop within the framework of project titled SUMIGRE - Supporting Professional Development of Migrant-related Educators, funded by ERASMUS+.

The workshop offered a step-by-step introduction of the “Migrant-Related Educators’ Training” portal and a review of the training modules to a small focus group pf potential end-users with the aim of collecting their feedback and recommendations.

Child trafficking course at ELTE University

IOM Budapest was pleased to contribute to a Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) course on child trafficking in Hungary. This course was attended by aspiring social workers from ELTE’s Faculty of Social Science and was funded by UNICEF Hungary. To conclude the course, all students successfully passed the oral exam through a presentation of their outlines on awareness raising for children between 14-18 years of age who live in foster homes. We are confident that the students will be using their newly-gained knowledge during their compulsory field work in relevant facilities.

SUMIGRE partner meeting in Sofia

The 5th Transnational SUMIGRE Meeting took place in Sofia between 5 and 6 March 2019, where the partners were welcomed by the Business Development Agency. 

Another successful family reunification was conducted with the assistance of IOM

A successful family reunification was conducted last June with the assistance of IOM.

Dawit from Ethiopia, was excitedly waiting for the arrival of his family: his wife, sister and brother at Budapest Airport whom he hasn’t seen for three years.

French student group visits IOM Budapest

A group of students from Clermont-Ferrand’s Law and Political Science School in France visited IOM Budapest on 28 February 2019. Topics such as IOM’s structure, operational mechanisms, global migration patterns, Global Compact for Migration and its objectives as well as current regional and country level projects were discussed during an interactive presentation session. The visiting students were given opportunity to engage in conversation with IOM colleagues with experience from the field.


IOM and partners launch new project to strengthen support to SGBV victims among migrants

IOM organized the kick-off coordination meeting of its new regional project titled, PROTECT - Preventing sexual and gender-based violence against migrants and strengthening support to victims in Budapest between 14-16 January 2019. 

IOM Budapest takes part in Global Migration Film Festival 2018

IOM Budapest took part in IOM’s Global Migration Film Festival by screening the movie “On the Same Boat”, which captures young migrants’ treacherous journeys through the Mediterranean.

Ne hagyd! kampány Heves megyében / Be aware! campaign visiting Heves county

Az IOM munkatársai a Ne hagyd! kampány kapcsán ezúttal Heves megye székhelyére, Egerbe látogatták el. 

Ne hagyd! kampány Budapesten / Be aware! campaign in Budapest schools

Az IOM Budapest munkatársai Budapest X. kerületének iskolájában több filmvetítést is tartottak a kampány keretében.