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
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.
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.
In order to sum up the year IOM Budapest has published a Snapshot with the most important highlights of 2016.
IOM launches new project to improve protection of migrant children. More than 700 children have died at the Mediterranean sea trying to reach Europe this year alone.
IOM Budapest contributed to addressing some of the most important needs of unaccompanied minors accommodated in the Károlyi István Child Centre’s facility for unaccompanied minors in Fót as part of the "Migration crisis in Europe - Support to stranded migrants in Greece and Hungary" project funded by SlovakAid.