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IOM conducts training for civil society organizations
Issuk-Kul- From 25 to 29 September 2023, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Kyrgyz Republic will conduct two two-day trainings on migration and gender issues for 50 representatives of 25 non-governmental organizations within the IOM network.
The objective of the training is to enhance the knowledge and skills of the participants in the field of migration, and will focus on migration policy, safe migration, the Global Compact on Migration, the vulnerability of migrants and the prevention of human trafficking, with a special focus on gender aspects and human rights, taking into account the relationship between migration, environment and climate change. Also, training participants will increase their capacity on economic empowerment of women migrant.
The trainings are conducted within the framework of the IOM project “Protection of Vulnerable Migrants with a Special Focus on Empowering Women in the Context of Migration in Central Asia”, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the project “Supporting the Governments of Central Asian States in the Implementation of the Global Compact on Migration”, funded by the IOM Migration Resource Allocation Committee (MiRAC).
The strategic goal of the training is to increase the capacity of partner non-governmental organizations in a comprehensive approach to addressing migration issues, providing quality services to vulnerable migrants and victims of human trafficking, as well as providing consultations on safe migration to the population and reducing the risks of irregular migration and human trafficking, as well as expanding women empowerment.