Counter-Trafficking Training

On 12 May 2016 IOM Moscow jointly with “Safe House” Foundation organized the second training event on the specifics of work with victims of human trafficking for the representatives of the ROC Crisis Center for women “Kitezh”. This time the first part of the training was devoted to the psycho-social specifics of vulnerable groups: psychosocial traumas, social issues and consequences the victims of human trafficking might have.

Counter-Trafficking Training

On 20 April 2016 IOM Moscow conducted a training seminar for the staff of the ROC Crisis Center for women "Kitezh". The center provides different types of assistance to women, including women with children in a crisis situation.
The topic of the training was “The specifics of work with victims of human trafficking. Provision of social, psychological and reintegration assistance to victims of trafficking”.

Presentation of IOM Moscow human trafficking movie

Presentation of IOM human trafficking movie was held on 14 April 2016 within the International film festival “8 women”, dedicated to work of female movie makers, and organized by the Russian Union of Journalists and Gilde of Movie Makers.
The main goal of this special event, which took place on 14 April, was to reach out to a broader public and to raise awareness about profound danger of the human trafficking amongst the Russian society.

IPA CIS

On 27 November 2015 IOM Moscow delegation, headed by IOM Moscow Chief of Mission, participated in plenary session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States dedicated to discussion of topical issues of migration.

Meeting between IOM Moscow Chief of Mission and CSTO Deputy Secretary General

On October 27 2015 a meeting between IOM Moscow Chief of Mission Mr. Z.Zigic and CSTO Deputy Secretary General Mr. V.Semerikov took place.
The participants once more confirmed a high level of current practical cooperation and its dynamic development.
A unanimous opinion on feasibility of increased participation of IOM representatives in events conducted by the Coordination Council of the Heads of the CSTO Competent Authorities on Counteracting Illegal Migration was expressed.

Counter-Trafficking Training

On 29 April 2015 IOM Moscow conducted a training seminar for the staff of the Center for Social Adaptation of Vulnerable Population “Lyublino” under the Department for Social Protection of Population of Moscow. The topic of the training was “The specifics of work with victims of human trafficking. Provision of social, psychological and reintegration assistance to victims of trafficking”.

Conference "Innovations in social work with homeless people"

On 23 April 2015 representative of IOM Moscow took part in the All-Russian scientific-practical conference "Innovations in social work with homeless people", organized by the Department of Social Protection of Population of Moscow. The purpose of the conference was to draw the attention to the problem of homelessness, the formation of a tolerant community and the search for innovative solutions to the problem at the national level.

Consultations on Combating Human Trafficking in CSTO format

On 23 April 2015 Moscow hosted consultations of representatives of law enforcement and security agencies in charge of the combating human trafficking of member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Consultations were organized by IOM Moscow jointly with the CSTO Secretariat.

IPA CIS

On 17 April 2015 IOM Moscow delegation, headed by IOM Moscow Chief of Mission, participated in Commemorative plenary session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 – 1945.

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