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Migration, Environment and Climate Change

The Permanent Missions of Bangladesh and France to the United Nations, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), convened a briefing on Migration, Environment and Climate Change at the United Nations headquarters on 10th May.

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Welcome to our new website

IOM Country Office in Helsinki warmly welcomes you to our new website. Here you will find more information on our current activities. Please note that some of the content is still missing and will be published soon. In the meanwile, you can find more information on migration related topics on our global website

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What is the price of a human being? -campaign

Finland - IOM Helsinki has launched a new counter trafficking public information campaign: “What is the price of a human being?”

Human trafficking in Finland includes labour exploitation and sexual abuse. Reported victims have been both Finnish and foreign nationals.

“The campaign aims to educate the citizens, especially youth about human trafficking and to inform people about responsible consumerism to reduce demand. Raising awareness is key to identify victims,” said IOM Helsinki campaign coordinator Tuija von der Pütten.

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Mediterranean migrant arrivals

Greece - IOM reports that an estimated 177,207 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

More information and recent statistics available here.