26 March 2012
The successive handover of the responsibility of full coverage of migrants? basic needs in detention from international organizations to the Governments of Moldova and Ukraine is planned by 1 September 2012. The provision of legal assistance to detained migrants within the framework of the SIREADA* project will be upheld until February 2013. Ukrainian and Moldovan migration management authorities renewed their commitment to ensure sustainability of best practices in migrant accommodation at the second SIREADA Regional Steering Committee in Chisinau, Moldova, on 20 March 2012.
22 March 2012
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is an important opportunity to remember the pernicious impact of racism. Racism undermines peace, security, justice and social progress. It is a violation of human rights that tears at individuals and rips apart the social fabric. As we mark this International Day under the theme of ?racism and conflict,? my thoughts are with the victims.
06 March 2012
Agreement of Cooperation between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights was signed in Kyiv today by IOM Ukraine?s Chief of Mission Manfred Profazi and the Ombudsman Nina Karpachova. The Agreement is intended to consolidate efforts on the protection of human rights and freedoms of migrants and countering xenophobia, ethnic and racial intolerance, inter alia within the framework of preparation for the UEFA EURO 2012.