This year, the number of migrant fatalities is more than twice last year. IOM data shows some 5,000 migrants (4,868) lost their lives this year at sea or in remote deserts or mountains. That makes 2014 the deadliest year. Today join IOM’s call for urgent action to #SaveMigrantsLives and stop smugglers from exploiting their desperation to extort huge sums of . . . Read more
Chief of IOM Mission participated in the press-conference dedicated to the International Migrants Day. The participants, among which were representatives of the EU Delegation to Belarus, UNDP, UNHCR, State Border Committee, discussed the importance of the joint project “Supporting the Republic of Belarus in Addressing Irregular Migration and Promoting Human Rights of Vulnerable Migrants” and the achieved results.
On the eve of International Migrants Day Zeynal Hajiyev explained why this day is recognized and celebrated all over the world and touched upon current tendencies in the sphere of migration on “Актуальное интервью” TV show.