Post-arrival Reintegration Assistance to
Azerbaijani Nationals Returned from the
On 1 July 2011, IOM
Azerbaijan started to implement the project on
Pre-Departure, Post-Arrival Reintegration Assistance
to Azerbaijani Nationals from the Netherlands that
aimed to facilitate the sustainable reintegration of
up to 40 Azerbaijani nationals returned to
Azerbaijan either voluntarily with IOM assistance or
involuntarily under the auspices of the Government
of the Netherlands.
voluntary returnees included provision of
pre-departure counselling; return assistance;
reception upon arrival and reintegration assistance
in Azerbaijan. Assistance to forced returnees was
limited to post arrival reintegration assistance
only after they were formally admitted to Azerbaijan
passing through immigration points.
brochures describing services provided within the
project have been developed by IOM Azerbaijan and
distributed among the potential returnees in the
In May 2012 IOM
Azerbaijan’s Project Coordinator travelled to the
Netherlands and visited the centres where potential
returnees were hosted, to provide pre-departure
counselling and inform about IOM’s voluntary return
assistance and post-return reintegration
opportunities in home country as well as current
social-economical situation in Azerbaijan.
The project funded
by the Repatriation and Departure Services (R&DS) of
the Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations of
the Netherlands will finish on 30 June 2012, and
will be followed by a new project with participation
of more EU Member State countries under European
Reintegration Instrument of EU.
Public service announcement
has been produced and broadcasted in the
framework of the project “Secondary school
education in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to
contribute to the prevention of trafficking in
Beware of fraudulent offers of migration
assistance in the internet or email marketing.
Individuals considering migrating for whatever
purpose or destination should take extreme
caution in dealing with internet offers or email
marketing. If you see any offers using IOM's
name or referring to IOM, please inform your
nearest IOM office.