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Meeting in Tauride Palace

On February 27, 2019, in Tauride Palace in St. Petersburg Abdusattor Esoev, IOM Mocsow Chief of Mission, met with Dmitriy Kobitskiy, the Secretary General of the Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Meeting in the General Administration for Migration Issues of the MoI of Russia

On January 18, 2019, a meeting between IOM Moscow Chief of Mission, Abdusattor Esoev, and Acting Head of the General Administration for Migration Issues of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia [successor of FMS], Police Major-General Valentina Kazakova, took place.
During the meeting, the parties identified the main areas of joint activities, including cooperation in the field of labour migration, combating illegal migration, as well as asylum.

Global Migration Film Festival 2018

Between 11 and 18 December 2018 IOM Moscow in cooperation with MGIMO University of the MFA of Russia organized a Global Migration Film Festival. The Festival coincided with X International Scientific and Practical Forum “Migration Bridges in Eurasia”.

Competition for Students devoted to the International Human Rights Day

On December 07, 2018 - on the eve of the International Day of Human Rights - IOM Moscow Chief of Mission took part in an awarding ceremony for the winners of St. Petersburg student Competition "Human Rights-2018". The Competition is organized annually by the Ombudsperson in St. Petersburg.

IPA CIS

On November 29 and 30, 2018, IOM Moscow Chief of Mission took part in the 48th plenary meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States, as well as in the international conference “150th anniversary of the St. Petersburg Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles”, organized by the IPA CIS and the ICRC in the Tauride Palace.

Scientific-practical conference "Integration of migrants and refugees in Russia"

On November 15, 2018, a scientific-practical conference “Integration of migrants and refugees in Russia” was held in St. Petersburg, organized by the St. Petersburg branch of the Russian Red Cross, aimed at systematic and comprehensive discussion of issues related to the integration and adaptation of migrants and refugees in the Russian Federation.

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