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.

SRMO CIS

On 15 April 2015 representatives of IOM Moscow, led by IOM Moscow Chief of Mission, took part in the meeting of Heads of Migration Agencies of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States which was held in Unified Migrant Centre of Moscow region.

Round Table in Russian State Library

On 15 April 2015 representatives of IOM Moscow took part in a round table "Russian language in the CIS", which was organized by the Russian State Library within Rumyantsev Readings 2015.

Meeting between IOM Moscow Chief of Mission and CSTO Secretary General

On 2 March 2015 a meeting between IOM Moscow Chief of Mission Mr. Z. Zigic and CSTO Secretary General Mr. N. Bordyuzha took place.
The point was made by the participants that since the signing of Protocol on Cooperation between the CSTO’s Secretariat and IOM (Moscow, July 2006) most of CSTO member-states developed close, mutually beneficial and dynamically blooming contacts with concerned IOM offices.
According to the information from CSTO MSs, IOM is considered as one of the most pro-active and efficient partner in the field of counteracting irregular migration and trafficking in human beings.

International Counter-Trafficking Conference

On 10 – 11 February 2015 IOM Moscow jointly with CIS Executive Committee organized international conference “Enhancing Efficiency of Cooperation among CIS Member-States and Bodies in Counteracting Human Trafficking”. The event was conducted in accordance with the Programme on cooperation of the CIS Countries in combating trafficking in human beings for 2014 - 2018.

Signing of MoU between IOM and Russian State Social University

On October 20, 2014 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoI) was signed between the Russian State Social University and the International Organization for Migration. The document was signed by the acting Head of the RSSU Ms. Natalia B. Pochinok and IOM Moscow Chief of Mission Mr. Zlatko Zigic.

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