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.
17 February 2012
The Swiss Confederation continues its support to preventing human trafficking through social work and strengthening communities in Ukraine. According to Guido Beltrani, Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine, the project, implemented by the International Organization for Migration in partnership with the NGOs Child Well-Being Fund of Ukraine and the Western Ukrainian Resource Centre since 2009, will continue for three more years.