The final SUMIGRE newsletter is here

As the SUMIGRE project comes to an end this August, project partners are now finishing their project activities and summarizing the results for the final reports.

SUMIGRE Multiplier event in Budapest

IOM Budapest organized the SUMIGRE multiplier event on 12 June 2019 for professionals working with migrants. After a short introduction to IOM’s work and the SUMIGRE project, IOM presented the E-Learning platform and the training curriculum for migrant-related educators. Among the participants were NGOs, international organizations, translators and also trainees who had already started to use the platform following a workshop held in May.

New edition of the IOM Glossary on Migration is now available

IOM has published a new edition of the IOM Glossary on Migration. Similarly to previous ones, this edition is an accessible collection of definitions of migration related terminology. It is designed for a broad range of persons engaging with migration at the international level. It also provides some insights on regional and national practices. This Glossary aims to provide a wide range of terms related to legal, theoretical or practical matters of migration.

SUMIGRE partner meeting in Budapest

The 6th and last transnational meeting of SUMIGRE - Supporting Professional Development of Migrant-related Educators, took place in Budapest between 20th and 21st of June 2019, where the partners were welcomed by IOM Budapest.

The SUMIGRE E-Learning Platform is now available!

The E-Learning platform was developed within the framework of the SUMIGRE - Supporting Professional Development of Migrant-related Educators project, funded by ERASMUS+. In Hungary, the project is implemented by IOM Budapest. Other project partners are from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK. The learning material is available in languages of the participating countries, thus also in Hungarian.

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.