08 June 2012
A Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation was signed between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC). The signing ceremony took place in the framework of the First Forum of Foreign Technical Assistance, held in Crimea at the end of May 2012. The Memorandum was signed by the Minister of Economic Development of ARC Svitlana Verba and the Chief of the IOM Mission in Ukraine Manfred Profazi.
01 June 2012
Marking Child Protection Day, IOM launches its new awareness campaign against trafficking in children for forced begging today, mainly focusing on football fans who will visit Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Lviv for the EURO 2012 Football Championship. Together with state institutions responsible for child protection in the four cities hosting EURO 2012, as well as Ukrainian NGOs, IOM aims to refute belief that giving money to begging children will support their livelihoods. The campaign is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
22 May 2012
IOM Ukraine?s specialists on counter-trafficking and counteracting xenophobia took part in a library fair in ?Ukrainskyi Dim? (Kyiv) to reach out to a broader audience through the distribution of handouts and publications to librarians from all over Ukraine, who would share them with their readers. The fair was organized by the Bibliomist programme, the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, the National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Library Association, the USAID Parliamentary Development Program II, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy, and others.