IOM Cyprus News

  • Somali Mother and Daughter Reunited in Cyprus After Three-Year Separation

    A 29-year-old Somali mother and her 6-year-old daughter were recently reunited after a three-year separation, finally meeting again at Larnaca International Airport on 22 October through the efforts of the IOM missions in Cyprus and Somalia.

  • IOM Cyprus: solidarity and cooperation increase effective migration governance

     

    The recently increased irregular flows of refugees and asylum seekers in Cyprus require solidarity and cooperation states the UN Migration Agency (IOM) office in Cyprus.

  • IOM Cyprus- Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Sharing knowledge on evacuation processes of persons in countries of crisis through Cyprus

    IOM Cyprus- Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Sharing knowledge on evacuation processes of persons in countries of a crisis through Cyprus

     

  • Signature of Commitment letter for the Electronic Personal Health Record for migrants and refugees

    The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Cyprus and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus signed a Joint Commitment for the implementation of the "Electronic Personal Health Record as a Tool for Integration of Migrants and Refugees in the Health System".

  • MARKING INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS’ DAY

    2017 GLOBAL MIGRATION FILM FESTIVAL ΜARKING INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY Following last year’s success in more than 89 countries around the world and with more than 7.000 spectators, the 2017 Global Migration Film Festival marks the International Migrants Day in Cyprus with a series of interesting movies from around the world.

  • WORLD REFUGEE DAY FILM FESTIVAL

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Cyprus, the United Nations Migration Agency (IOM), the non-governmental organizations “Hope for Children” CRC Policy Center, CARDET, the University of Nicosia and the AWARE campaign, on the occasion of the World Refugee Day on 20 June, are organizing a Refugee and Migration film festival.

  • IOM CYPRUS LAUNCHES AVRR SECOND PHASE

    The International Organization for Migration Office in Cyprus organised a press conference to launch the second phase of the assisted voluntary returns and reintegration programme for third-country nationals

  • SYRIAN GIRL REUNITES WITH FAMILY IN CYPRUS

    IOM Cyprus conducted its first family reunification in Cyprus in coordination with Cyprus’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and partners. The joint action reunited a 7-year-old Syrian girl with her father, mother and siblings.

    The girl travelled from Syria via Jordan, where IOM Amman provided her with airport assistance and an escort for the journey. She was reunited with her family at Larnaca International Airport last night (22/02).

  • IOM OPENS NEW OFFICE IN CYPRUS

    Cyprus – IOM has opened a Country Office in Nicosia, Cyprus. It will provide support to the Cypriot authorities in a number of critical areas related to migration management and capacity building of officials on migration-related matters, including resettlement, assisted voluntary return and reintegration, and counter-trafficking.

    IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thompson this week made an official visit to Nicosia to mark the occasion and discuss with the relevant authorities potential future collaboration and issues of common interest.