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Capacity building training ​for Office of Immigration and Asylum professionals

IOM Budapest together with its partners organized another training on children's rights and vulnerabilities, this time for OIA professionals.

Another successful family reunification to Hungary

IOM Budapest together with its partners successfully conducted another family reunification to Hungary: after 3 long years of living apart, a mother of two was finally reunited with her children.

A training on children's rights and vulnerabilities was organized by IOM Budapest and Cordelia Foundation

Police and border guards had the chance to learn about issues concerning migrant children

“Supporting the migrants’ labour market integration” event in Budapest

IOM in Hungary, in partnership with the Menedék – Hungarian Association for Migrants, hosted a national event on 13 July, 2017 to promote the Skills2Work project, strengthen relations with stakeholders, test the FromSkills2Work digital platform and discuss labour market integration challenges in Hungary

Overview of migration flows to Hungary in 2016 is now published by IOM Budapest

Nearly 1,000 people were interviewed by IOM staff in different migrants facilities in Hungary in order to get an overview of the composition of the migrants, who arrived to the country in 2016.

Global Migration Film Festival 2017

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is inviting professional and emerging filmmakers to submit perception-changing films about the migrant experience for the second annual Global Migration Film Festival (5–18 December).

New website FromSkills2Work Promotes Labour Participation

IOM has launched a European digital platform to improve labour market access of residence permit holders: www.FromSkills2Work.eu.

UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM publish factsheet about trends regarding refugee and migrant children in the EU in 2016

The document provides an overview of the situation in Europe in 2016 with regards to refugee and migrant children (accompanied and UASC). It compiles key child-related data based on available official sources: arrival, asylum applications, asylum decisions, profiling of arrivals, relocation from Greece and Italy under the EU relocation scheme, as well as returns from Greece to Turkey under the EU-Turkey statement.

A new beginning for a Syrian family in Budapest

After 1.5 years of living apart, a family of four was reunited with the assistance of IOM. While the sons and the mother are excited to taste the Hungarian cuisine, the father is eager to show them the sights of Budapest, their new home.

IOM Budapest attends the 13th CEU NGO fair

Following the tradition of the previous years, IOM Budapest Staff attended the 13th CEU NGO fair this year too.