Latest News on Migration

  • U-Care event

    On Wednesday 5th of May, IOM Belgium is organizing an online event on fostering unaccompanied migrant children in families with a migration background in the framework of the Belgian activities of the U-CARE project.

  • Family reunification

    IOM regrets to inform that, after many years of support, it can no longer provide assistance in the framework of family reunification; the current reality leaves us no choice unfortunately. We guarantee the follow up of files that were already introduced and are ongoing but will no longer accept new requests.

  • Actiris Coordination Platform Project: phase 2

    Since the successful conclusion of the first phase of the project, IOM Belgium, in close coordination with Actiris, the Brussels regional employment agency, and the European Union via the Structural Reform Support Programme have remained busy piloting the second phase of activities!

  • The 2020 Annual Report

    IOM Belgium and Luxemburg's Annual Report 2020 is ready, you're welcome to download it here.

  • The Equalcity Project is off to a great start for 2021!

    The Equalcity Project is off to a great start for 2021! Thanks to the updates provided by our partners, we have composed 4 newsletters on the current progress of our toolboxes. Together, we are developing practical toolboxes that will empower frontline workers and migrants, including 2nd and 3rd generation, by raising awareness on sexual and gender-based violence and migrants’ rights in more than 35 Trainee Cities.

  • U-CARE kick-off meeting

    On Thursday, the 4th of February, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Belgium organized the kick-off meeting of the new Unaccompanied Children in Alternative Residence (U-CARE) project. IOM Belgium was joined by the European Commission and the U-CARE partners Pleegzorg Vlaams-Brabant en Brussel from Belgium and ARSIS from Greece who will assist in the implementation of the U-CARE project, and IOM Germany and IOM Greece country offices, who will coordinate their national activities.

  • Progress Actiris Coordination Platform project

    Last week, the IOM Country Office of Belgium and Luxembourg, in close coordination with Actiris, the Brussels regional employment agency,  successfully concluded the first phase of the Actiris Coordination Platform project. The aim of the project is to  improve the coordination among actors active in the field of labour market integration of newcomers in the Brussels-Capital Region, through the development of an in-person and a digital platform. 

  • EU Anti-Trafficking Day

    The EU Anti-Trafficking Day was established by the European Commission in 2007 and is celebrated on 18 October every year since. It is a great occasion to raise awareness on trafficking in human beings and increase the exchange of information, knowledge and best practices among the different actors working in this field. 

  • Paving the Way for Future Labour Migration: a Belgian-Tunisian Skills Mobility Partnership

    IOM Belgium, jointly with the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), has published today a policy brief on its pilot labour migration project implemented between Belgium and Tunisia.

  • Infosessie: Buitenlands talent als antwoord op uw openstaande vacatures?

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    Op 24 september 2020 organiseren Voka West-Vlaanderen, Voka Oost-Vlaanderen en IOM België een online infosessie omtrent het MATCH-project getiteld "Buitenlands talent als antwoord op uw openstaande vacatures?". Deze sessie is gericht naar alle ondernemingen die te kampen hebben met structurele tekorten op de arbeidsmarkt en hun horizon durven te verbreden. Inschrijven kan via deze link. Bezoek deze pagina voor meer informatie.