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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.

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.

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