International Film Festival on Human Rights “Stalker”

On 14 December 2016 IOM Moscow introduced a number of short movies, which focus on migration, complexities of cultural diversity, as well as challenges of migration, such as human trafficking, discrimination and human right violations by bringing these realities to the audience and media within the International film festival “Stalker”.

Round Table in Public Chamber

On 25 October 2016 a round table devoted to combating trafficking in persons, issues of estimation of the current legislation in this sphere in the Russian Federation was held in Moscow. The event was organized by IOM Moscow jointly with the Commission on security and cooperation with the Public Supervision Commissions of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. Representatives of the federal state bodies, non-governmental organizations and experts took active part in the work of the round table and preparation of its final recommendations.

VIII International Scientific and Practical Conference “New trends and consequences of migration in terms geopolitical and economic crises"

On 31 October 2016 the VIII International Scientific and Practical Conference “New trends and consequences of migration in terms of geopolitical and economic crises” was held in Moscow. The event was organized by the Institute of Socio- Political Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Institute of European Studies and Vietnamese Academy Science in the framework of the project “Migration bridges in Eurasia”.

International conference "Migration in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Modern challenges, experience and innovation” in Kazan

An international conference "Migration in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Modern challenges, experience and innovation” was held in Kazan on 26-27 September 2016, on the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare, the Ombudsman in the Republic of Tatarstan, Autonomous Charitable Non-profit Organization "New Century" and "AIDS Infoshare" Foundation.

Cooperation with Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

On 21, 22 September 2016 IOM Moscow representatives delivered two training sessions for the participants of the governmental advanced learning course "State management of migration process", organized by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). The course was aimed at improvement of skills and knowledge of the relevant governmental stakeholders.

Counter-Trafficking Training for Medical Staff

On 20 July 2016 IOM Moscow conducted a specialized training for representatives of the network of Moscow clinics – health care service providers working with migrants, including victims of trafficking.