Integration

Katharina Benedetter
Migration and Development Focal Point
Head, Integration Unit

Katharina Benedetter is responsible for the supervision of the unit's various projects and employees and develops project proposals in the area of integration. In addition to managing current integration projects, she also acts as Focal Point for Migration and Development. Katharina Benedetter studied International Development at the University of Vienna and the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), where she focused on migration and development as well as on East Africa.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 19
Fax: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 30
E-mail: kbenedetter@iom.int

 

Ionela Timofte
Project Coordinator
, Deputy Head of Unit
Ionela Timofte is the deputy head of unit and project coordinator for the projects “CulTrain – Cultural Orientation Trainings for young refugees“ and “IBEMA - Identification of potential trafficked persons in the asylum procedure”. Prior to joining IOM, she worked at a language institute and at a translation office. Ionela Timofte studied English and Romance language as well as literature in Bucharest and Vienna, focusing especially on linguistic and cultural studies.  

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 24
Fax: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 30
E-mail: itimofte@iom.int

 

Ondine Delavelle, M.A.
Unaccompanied Minors Focal Point
Project coordinator
Ondine Delavelle is a project coordinator for the projects "CulTrain – Cultural Orientation Trainings for young refugees" and “AUCO – Austrian Cultural Orientation Trainings for Syrian Refugees admitted for the Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP II) to Austria”. In addition to implementing integration projects, she also acts as Focal Point for Unaccompanied Minors. Prior to joining the Integration Department, she worked in the field of Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration, first at Caritas Vienna and last at IOM Austria. She studied Political Sciences in France, with a focus on international relations and international organizations.

Telefon: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 14
Fax: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 30
E-Mail: odelavelle@iom.int

 

 

Currently on maternity leave:

Marianne Dobner
Project Coordinator
Marianne Dobner is the project coordinator for the projects "CulTrain – Cultural Orientation Trainings for young refugees" and “AUCO – Austrian Cultural Orientation Trainings for Syrian Refugees admitted for the Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP II) to Austria”. In addition to implementing integration projects, Marianne Dobner also acts as Gender Focal Point. She studied Cultural- and Social Anthropology and International Development in Vienna and Utrecht and specialized in Migration, Asylum, Integration, Identity and Gender.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 17
Fax: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 30
E-mail: mdobner@iom.int