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.
IOM Budapest continues to address the needs of stranded migrants in Röszke and Tompa as part of the "Migration crisis in Europe - Support to stranded migrants in Greece and Hungary" project funded by SlovakAid.
Member states of the International Organisation for Migration, meeting at its Special Council in Geneva earlier today, unanimously approved IOM’s entry into the United Nations system. A resolution adopted unanimously by the IOM Council approves the IOM-UN relationship agreement paving the way for IOM’s entry into the United Nations system as a related organization.
The IOM Hungary office welcomed almost 40 guests among them colleagues from other IOM offices, international organizations, local embassies, state authorities and NGOs for a half-day conference entitled “Migration Crisis in Europe: Data Collection and Information Management by the International Organization for Migration”.
The Central European University Business School hosted a group of MBA students from NYU STERN Business School for a week-long course entitled „Doing Business in Hungary/Central Europe”. IOM Budapest was invited to join a panel discussion to unpack the primary challenges of the migration crisis, as experienced by Hungary and other neighbouring states in the region.