Latest News on Migration

  • General Inspectorate for Immigration, IOM and UNHCR sign new working arrangements for the Emergency Transit Centre in Timisoara

    Today, June 5 2020, the document 'Working Arrangements for the Tripartite Agreement' was signed between the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the Ministry of Internal Affairs through the General Inspectorate for Immigration.

  • IOM Romania organized Q&A about COVID-19 for the migrant community

    ‘What is the best way for disinfection?’, ‘How often should we wash our hands when we are at home?’, ‘How do we protect ourselves at the supermarket?’, ‘When will we be able to see our families?’, ‘What will happen after May 15?'

  • STARRT III - Information session on resettlement

    A new information session was organized as part of the EURITA and STARRT III projects to help local authorities prepare to receive resettled refugees in Romania.

    Key actors in integration gained a stronger understanding of the existing legal framework on resettlement, the role of local public authorities in meeting the needs of the newcomers and facilitating their integration process.



  • Workshop - Identifying Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings

    The International Organization for Migration, Office in Romania, together with the National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons, hosted a workshop regarding tools for identification of victims of trafficking in human beings.

  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (July 30)

    The world’s workforce has never been more mobile—from the gardener in California to the banker in Singapore. Whether it’s the dishwasher in Rome or the designer in London, we recognize human ambition is on the move, everyone—skilled or unskilled, with work permits or without—is seeking an identical goal: how to deploy their talents in those markets that reward them best.

  • Interact PLUS - Second phase opening conference

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM), Office in Romania organized on September 11, 2018 together with the Project Partners in Bucharest - the Schottener Social Services Foundation and AIDRom - the opening event of the second implementation phase of the project Interact Plus - Integrated services for migrants, social and intercultural dialogue.

  • Information seminar on the STARRT I programme, in Brasov

    On 8 June 2017, the International Organization for Migration, the Mission in Romania (IOM Romania) and the Schottener Social Services Foundation organized in Brasov an information seminar on the local integration process of refugees relocated under the project "STARRT I - Transfer and Assistance Services for Refugees Resettled from Turkey" funded by the National Program - Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (FAMI 16.05.01). The event was organized with the support of the Center for Migrants and took place at the Kronwell Hotel.

  • Outreach seminar - Assisted Voluntary Return And Reintegration Programme (AVRR)

    An outreach seminar regarding The Assisted Voluntary Humanitarian Return And Reintegration Programme (AVRR) project took place on 24th April 2018. This project addresses the migrants illegally located or whose residence has become illegal in Romania. It gives the migrants the possibility to return home with dignity and the opportunity to receive  reintegration support in the country of origin.

  • IOM Releases Migration Recommendations to EU Council Presidency

    Brussels – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) last week (22/01) presented four recommendations on migration to the Government of Romania, which took the helm of Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) on 1 January 2019 for a six-month tenure.  The recommendations focus on the migration dimension of EU’s next long-term budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).