AVRR Newsletter

Below you will find the Quarterly Newsletter of the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Unit.

We wish you a pleasant read! Feedback and comments are welcome - please direct to avrr.vienna@iom.int.

 

The latest AVRR Newsletters will soon be available in English!

 

AVRR Newsletter, Summer 2016

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the summer issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Leopold Kraus: 30 years of service at IOM

- Return migration: Between wishes, myths and measures

- Assisted Voluntary Return: Statistic update

- „i am a migrant“: IOM campaign places people in the forefront

- Impressions of the monitoring trip to the Chechen Republic

 

 

 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Spring 2016

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the spring issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Vienna – Istanbul – Home: A few scenes at the airport while accompanying voluntary returnees

- Notice regarding participation of Afghan returnees

- Two computer stores in Pakistan’s tribal area

- Education as a means to sustainable reintegration

- Smart Start into the year 2016 - Impressions of the Business Trainings in Afghanistan and Pakistan

 

 

 



AVRR Newsletter, Winter 2015/16

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the winter issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- International Workshop for Return Counsellors: Insights into the discussions of the interactive working groups

- Recent developments in the area of Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration in the EU

- International Workshop for Return Counsellors summary

- Business partnerships in Afghanistan - How small means can have a big impact

- Conveyance of financial literacy - a building block of the educational measures offered by the RESTART Project

 

 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Autumn 2015

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the autumn issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Three months into „RESTART“

- EMN Study: Dissemination of information on voluntary return within Austria

- Of dumplings, friends and family – story of return of an unaccompanied minor to the Chechen Republic

- FamA - Assessment of the family situation of unaccompanied minors wishing to return voluntarily from Austria

 

 

 

 


AVRR Newsletter, Summer 2015

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the summer issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- New project „RESTART“

- The end of the European Return Fund: A review

- Reintegration projects in Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal

- Series “Return and Health Aspects”: Post-Arrival Assistance

 

 

 

 


AVRR Newsletter, Spring 2015

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the spring issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- New publication: Comparative Research on Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants

- Series „Return and Health Aspects“: Travel Requirements

- Three countries - Three returnees - One business idea: The Grocery Store

- IOM Newsletter starring IOM Plastic Bag

 

 

 

 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Winter 2014/15

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the winter issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- End of the project „AVRR Nigeria“

- Series „Return and Health Aspects“: Fitness for Travel

- Monitoring of business start-ups in the Chechen Republic

- Voluntary Return of destitute or homeless EU citizens

- From the Hindu Kush to the Alps: IOM colleagues from Afghanistan visit Austria

- Improving Reintegration Assistance for returnees to Kosovo

 

 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Autumn 2014

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the autumn issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Report on the monitoring trip to Pakistan

- Series „Return and Health Aspects“: Medical Eligibility to Return

- Starting anew: Stories of return of trafficked persons

- A scientific perspective on return

- TEDx Linz: Returnees in the focus

 

 

 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Summer 2014

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the summer issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Series "AVRR and Health Aspects": Capacity to Decide

- Success Stories of Returnees to Afghanistan

- AVRR Pakistan I: Project Results

- Beyond Vienna! Trips of the AVRR Unit to the Austrian provinces

- New business ideas in the Chechen Republic

 


 

 

AVRR Newsletter, Spring 2014

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the spring issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

Main topics and issues of the "International Workshop for Return Counsellors":

- Challenges in the counselling of especially vulnerable returnees

- Voluntary return of women and families

- Voluntary return of people with medical needs

- Sustainable reintegration

- Country-specific current questions on the Chechen Republic, Nigeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan

- Portraits of returnees

 


AVRR Newsletter, Winter 2013/14

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the winter issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- The "International Workshop for Return Counsellors"

- Review: Reintegration in the Republic of Moldova

- Review: Project AVRR Georgia

- Reintegration assistance in Afghanistan

- Impressions of the monitoring visit to Pakistan

- Information talks in Austrian provinces

- The CARE Project

 


AVRR Newsletter, Autumn 2013

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the autumn issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Changes in the AVRR Chechnya VI project

- Monitoring trip to Georgia

- A report from Nigeria

- AVRR Pakistan in numbers

- Focus on Return Counsellors

 

 

 


AVRR Newsletter, Summer 2013

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the summer issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Editorial: Successful Reintegration

- Interview with ORS Service GmbH

- An emotional return to Georgia

- Starting anew in Moldova

- A partnership for success in Afghanistan

 

 

 


AVRR Newsletter, Spring 2013

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the spring issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- AVRR Chechnya: Taxi Driving in the Chechen Republic

- AVRR Pakistan: Coordination Trip

- AVRR Afghanistan: Monitoring Visit

- AVRR Nigeria: Long-term Monitoring

- AVRR CT Moldova: Trafficking in men

- Meeting with Verein Menschen.Leben

- MAGNET Iraq: Job Fair in Erbil

 


AVRR Newsletter, Winter 2012/13

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the winter issue of the AVRR Newsletter.

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- International Workshop for return counsellors

- New project: AVRR Pakistan

- AVRR Nigeria: Interview with IOM Nigeria

- AVRR Afghanistan: Interview with VMÖ

- AVRR Georgia: Monitoring trip

- AVRR CT Moldova: 1st study trip to the Republic of Moldova

- AVRR Chechnya: Long-term Monitoring

 


AVRR Newsletter, Autumn 2012

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the autumn issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- Chechen Republic: Opportunities and Challenges

- Republic of Moldova: The Centre for Assistance and Protection

- Georgia: Results of the first mid-term monitoring

- Nigeria: Reintegration Stories

- Afghanistan: Business Ideas for Successful Reintegration

 

 

 


AVRR Newsletter, Summer 2012

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the summer issue of the AVRR Newsletter!

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- A Successful IOM Project Comes to an End: IOM Kosovo

- "You are welcome to Nigeria"

- New Project: AVRR Afghanistan

- Success Stories from Georgia

- Additional Assistance for Vulnerable Chechens

- Preview: AVRR CT Moldova



 


AVRR Newsletter, Spring 2012

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has published the spring issue of the AVRR Newsletter.

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- The MAGNET Project

- Perspectives of a Return Counsellor

- The SIREADA Project

- What Happens After Return? AVRR Chechnya IV

- The Reintegration Team of IOM Tbilisi

- Success in Kosovo with an Innovative Business Idea

- VREN - Voluntary Return European Network

 


AVRR Newsletter, Winter 2011/2012

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria has now published the winter issue of the AVRR Newsletter.

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- International Workshop for Return Counsellors

- Monitoring Reintegration Progress in the Chechen Republic

- Job Counselling and Placement Centres in Georgia

- One Day with Julia Jemilowan, Operations Assistant at IOM Lagos

- Kosovo: Agricultural Counselling

 

 



AVRR Newsletter, Autumn 2011

The AVRR Team of the IOM Country Office for Austria is pleased to present its new AVRR Newsletter!

Through this newsletter, which will be published on a quarterly basis, we hope to provide interesting insight into our projects on assisted voluntary return and reintegration.

In this issue you will find the following topics:

- New Project: Reintegration in Georgia

- Business ideas for successful reintegration in Nigeria

- Success stories: Reintegration in the Chechen Republic

- A Day with Esat Alickaj, IOM Reintegration Assistant in Kosovo