International Organization for Migration


Migrants in Burgas continue to attend the intensive language courses that IOM provides completely free of charge.

On the 17th of June 2019, the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors.

Representatives of the State Agency for Refugees, the State Agency for Child Protection, the Agency for Social Support and several municipalities took part in the training.

Pre-deployment training for the IOM’s new team of social workers who will be providing social support in the Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in Sofia RRC – Voenna rampa

Two emergency ambulances were delivered by IOM Bulgaria for the needs of the Medical Institute of the Ministry of Interior.

Official opening of the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Bulgaria

Bulgarian language courses were launched in Sofia at the end of March 2019.

IOM’s Information Centre for Immigrants organized two information sessions for migrants.

The team from IOM’s ICI in Burgas accompanied a group of immigrants on a visit to a specialized labour exchange.

IOM Bulgaria, with the support of SAR and Harmanli Municipality, organized football tournaments for children and adults in the city of Harmanli.