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12 Vietnam nationals were successfully assisted, as part of the AVRR.hr programme, on repatriation flight from Paris

 

April 25 - Twelve Vietnamese citizens successfully traveled from Croatia to their country of origin, as part of the voluntary return and reintegration program (AVRR.hr) of the Croatian IOM office. After landing in Paris, they boarded a repatriation flight to Ho Chi Minh organized by the Vietnamese authorities for all their citizens who found themselves globally affected by the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Continuation of the “Croatia National Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Assistance Programme (AVRR.HR)” during 2021

The Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Republic of Croatia informs all interested parties that "Croatia National Assisted  Voluntary Return and Reintegration Programme (AVRR.HR) " continues during" 2021.

International Migrants Day 2020 - Reimagining Human Mobility

COVID-19 was the defining issue of 2020, and as the United Nations celebrates International Migrants Day today and considers how we might reimagine human mobility, we mark the contributions migrants are making and the virus’ impacts on their lives. The pandemic disproportionately affects migrants who often find themselves on the margins of society.

UN75: The Future We Want, The UN We Need - report

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s worldwide consultation reveals a strong call for action on inequalities and climate change, as well as more solidarity In January 2020, the United Nations launched a global consultation to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

IOM Croatia invites Colombian nationals stranded in Croatia due to the COVID-19 pandemic to contact the Zagreb office to receive more information about return assistance on 19 June 2020

The Colombian Embassy in Vienna, which is covering the territory of the Republic of Croatia, has received a green light from the Colombian authorities to organize a humanitarian flight for the benefit of stranded Colombian nationals in Croatia. This special line would help stranded EU nationals return from Colombia and Colombian nationals stranded in Croatia return by a flight operated from Vienna airport. The flight operated by the Colombian airline AVIANCA has been tentatively scheduled for 19 June 2020 for Colombian nationals stranded in Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Slovenia and Slovakia.

The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to reimagine human mobility - Statement by the United Nations Network on Migration

Geneva- Today, the Secretary-General has urged that global efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis will depend upon public health responses and a comprehensive recovery that include all people. The United Nations Network on Migration welcomes the Secretary-General’s policy guidance on COVID-19 and People on the Move, which provides key lessons from the pandemic that can guide us in advancing safe and inclusive mobility. No one will be safe from the pandemic until everybody is safe.  

PROTECT - Information on sexual and gender based violence

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a prevalent human rights violation both globally and on the European level. SGBV has both physical and psychological forms, it includes domestic violence, sexual harassment and violence, harmful practices, exploitation and trafficking in human beings. Women and men, girls and boys and LGBTQI people can all become victims of such violence.

Remember! Sexual and gender-based  violence  is never your fault.

No one has the right to hurt you.

You can always ask for help.

IOM Croatia – COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and with primary concern being public health and your health, IOM Croatia will look to continue to maintain provision of information and other services primarily through online channels.

 Feel free to e-mail us at iomcroatiaavrr@iom.int or give us a call on +385 1 6463 887