Country-led control measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have been diverse. Originating in Wuhan, China, in December, 2019, the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by WHO on March 11, 2020. In recognition of the severity of the outbreak, and having the longest shared border with China, the Government of Mongolia activated the State Emergency Committee in January, 2020, on the basis of the 2017 Disaster Protection Law.
The project aims to protect the vulnerable people from human trafficking and sexually transmitted disease.
This project has one main objective - to provide protection and integration assistance to Mongolian victims of trafficking, including rescue and return, shelter, medical and psycho-social support, vocational training, education, and job placement assistance. Also to provide assistance to any foreign victims of trafficking identified in Mongolia.
This project aims to build capacity of stakeholders in Mongolia through the delivery of IOM's Counter-Trafficking Training Modules (Capacity Building and Return and Reintegration modules). In addition, tailored awareness raising tools will be developed and distributed among relevant stake holders, if relevant a passport leaflet with basic information on trafficking and were to seek for support will be created and printed and distributed to each person requesting a new passport .
This report provides insight into the lived reality of voluntary returnees with chronic medical conditions who returned to Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, UNSC resolution 1244-administered Kosovo, Mongolia and Morocco. The report was developed in the framework of the IOM project Measures to Enhance the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) of Migrants with a Chronic Medical Condition Residing in the EU. The project was funded by the European Return Fund Community Actions 2011 and co-funded by the Government of the Netherlands.
The Situation Report on International Migration in East and South-East Asia covers migration dynamics in 16 countries within the region and is a collaborative effort by all the organizations that participate in the Regional Thematic Working Group on International Migration including Human Trafficking, which is co-chaired by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and IOM. The aim of the report is to explore complex inter-linkages between international migration and the process of economic, demographic and social development within the region.