Press Release

IOM Azerbaijan hosted the participants of “Migration School 4” project

14 June 2022

  • On 14 June 2022, IOM Azerbaijan hosted the participants of “Migration School 4” project implemented by the State Migration Service (SMS) within the Regional Training Center on Migration project (RTCM).

The IOM Chief of Mission Vladimir Gjorgjiev and IOM staff members gave valuable information to the students about IOM history, principles, its global projects, a role of the IOM in international, regional, and country level affairs, achievements, international and regional migration processes, and the local projects. The students showed great interest in the locally implemented projects of IOM Azerbaijan such us Counter Trafficking, border management, prevention of irregular migration, community development, return and reintegration of migrants, movement assistance, Regional Training Center on Migration, rehabilitation of subterranean water systems called “Kahriz”, CVAC etc.

The “Migration School” project, initiated by SMS, aims to increase the knowledge of young people in the sphere of migration who will work in various fields in the future, to arouse their interest in this sphere, to instill professional skills, as well as to inform them about public administration. 

It should be noted that the participants of “Migration School” project also regularly attend training on migration organized in close cooperation between IOM Azerbaijan and the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan, within the framework of the "Supporting the establishment of a Regional Training Center on Migration Management in Azerbaijan" project funded by the IOM Development Fund.

The project aims to enhance regional training capacities and cooperation on migration management in Azerbaijan, CIS countries, and beyond via the Regional Training Centre on Migration that will serve as a hub for knowledge sharing, research, and policy dialogue with governments and a broad range of stakeholders in the field of migration in the region.

Ilgar Xudiyev

Ilgar Khudiyev

Communications Associate

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