Past Projects

The list of past projects is not exhaustive. Additional projects will be added in the future.

  • Provision of trainings on first aid in non urban settings for border police officers

    Building on an uninterrupted work and experience in the area of migration and health over the past 6 years, and a long-standing cooperation with the Croatian Border Police Directorate (BPD), BPD has approached IOM Croatia to design two training courses for border police officers at two locations in Croatia.  Following up on regional MHD projects and actions, BPD has relied on IOM for training design and delivery throughout several projects, including Equi-Health, Re-Health 1 and 2, as well as MIG-H and TRAIN4M&H trainings.  IOM Croatia and BPD have been on the lookout over...
  • PROVISION OF TRAINING FOR FIRST-LINE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WORKING AT LOCAL LEVEL WITH MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

    Funded by the Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission (DG SANTE) and the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea), “Provision of training for first-line health professionals and law enforcement officers working at local level with migrants and refugees” is implemented within a tendered initiative coordinated by GIZ in collaboration with IOM as the overall Technical Team Lead and implementer of the majority of the activities, the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), École des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP), The Institute of...
  • TandEM: Towards Empowered Migrant Youth in Southern Europe

    With a view to enanching social cohesion in European societies, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the European University Association (EUA) and the Comunità Religiosa Islamica Italiana (COREIS), are implementing the European funded project “TandEM: Towards Empowered Migrant Youth in Southern Europe” in Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta and Spain. SUMMARY OF THE ACTION Recognizing Southern European countries’ diversity and recent integration experiences, the project contributes to building cohesive societies. TandEM aims at fostering the...
  • 2017-2018 EUROPEAN MIGRATION NETWORK (EMN) NATIONAL CONTACT POINT FOR CROATIA

    The European Migration Network (EMN) National Contact Point for Croatia (HR EMN NCP) project worth EUR 137,500 is founded through the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) of the European Union (80%) and by the Croatian Ministry of Interior (20%) . The project started on 12th March 2015 under IOM’s office for Croatia. It was established to provide up-to-date and reliable information on migration and asylum for institutions of the European Union (EU) and its Member States, with the aim to inform policymaking and facilitate practical cooperation.    The...
  • Pilot project “Providing Refugee Resettlement Assistance to the Government of the Republic of Croatia”

    Following the European Commission’s Recommendation of 8 June 2015 on a European Resettlement Scheme, 27 Member States together with Dublin Associated States agreed on 20 July 2015 to resettle within two years, through multilateral and national schemes, 22,504 displaced persons from outside the EU who are in clear need of international protection. While some Member States have been engaged in resettlement programmes for many years, this is a first common EU effort on resettlement and for a number of Member States it is their first experience with resettlement. Furthermore on 18 March 2016,...
  • Re-Health2

    Re-Health2 is a project co-financed under the Third Health Program of the European Union (Work plan 2017). The purpose of the project is the implementation of the Personal Health Record as a tool for integration of refugees into the EU health systems. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the integration of the newly-arrived migrants and refugees, including those to be relocated, in the EU Member States’ health systems through the utilization of the PHR/e-PHR, as a universal EU tool for health assessments that aims at improving the continuity of care, making medical records...
  • Protecting children in the context of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe

    Protecting children in the context of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe project, worth EUR 830,000, was developed in cooperation with UNICEF, UNHCR and Save the Children to prevent violence against children and promote respect for the rights of refugee and migrant children along the migration route in EU Member States. The project identifies activities that build on the Commission’s work over the past years on violence against children, in particular the 10 Principles for integrated child protection systems, and focus on priority protection risks for children that are currently...
  • Training of Police Officers of the Republic of Croatia in the Field of Trafficking of Persons and Smuggling of Migrants

    The project is funded by the British Embassy in Zagreb throgh the Global Opportunities Fund with the total budget of GBP 100,000. The project was implemented from 01 April 2006 – 31 March 2007. Trafficking and smuggling of persons exists on a considerable scale in South East Europe and is spurring the growth of a vast illegal market involving fraudulent travel documents, clandestine border crossings, fake jobs brokering and other criminal activities. Available data show that such phenomena create serious problems for governments. Croatia itself has gone through a prolonged transition...
  • Capacity Building on HIV/AIDS and Croatian Migrant Workers

    This project worth 30,971.00 USD was funded by Croatian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and implemented by the International Organization in close cooperation with the School for Public Health Andrija Stamper and Croatian Institute for Occupational Health. The purpose of the project was to continue to increase the capacity of Croatian institutions to prevent the spread of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) amongst Croatian migrant workers through training and awareness raising. This programme built on the experience started under the three years of The Global Fund...
  • Capacity Building and Awareness Raising for Judges and State Prosecutors on Anti-Discrimination Legislation

    The 2007 European Commission Progress Report for Croatia was particularly critical on the subject of discrimination: “There has been some progress in the area of minority rights and cultural rights… a number of important challenges still remain, especially in terms of implementation. The Serb and Roma minorities face significant difficulties… The level of protection against discrimination in practice and its judicial prosecution is still not in line with EU standards.” Problems were also noted in the areas of gender, disability, and the socially vulnerable. The new Anti-...