Cooperation with the Russian State Social University

On 17 April 2017 IOM Moscow representatives took part in the Scientific Conference, organized by the Russian State Social University for the students of the Sociological Department. The future sociologists made researches by conducting interviews with the members of their families regarding the role of migration processes in the history of their generations. Students showed an enthusiasm and interest while making presentations of their research work, as well as demonstrated good analytical, presentation skills and knowledge of different types of migration process.

Cooperation with Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation

On 12 April 2017 III session of Scientific and Methodological Association on Migration and Demographic Processes was held in Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. The event was attended by a number of representatives of the Russian scientific and educational institutions, as well as by the member of Global Migration Policy Association (Geneva, Switzerland), and by IOM Moscow representative.

IPA CIS

On 27 and 28 March 2017 IOM Director General and IOM Moscow Chief of Mission visited St. Petersburg to take part in the Inaugural Plenary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States and in Parliamentary Conference on Combating International Terrorism, which was organized by IPA CIS and PA OSCE in Tavrichesky Palace.

Global Migration Film Festival

International Organization for Migration launched a Global Migration Film Festival between 5-18 December, bookended by IOM’s 65th anniversary and International Migrants Day.

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.

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