Estonia has been IOM observer state since 1998 and IOM Mission in Estonia was opened in 2004. Throughout years, the Office in Estonia has been focusing on Counter-trafficking campaigns, integration initiatives, capacity building and trainings and provided assistance to migrants. Major activity areas of the IOM Mission in Estonia relate in particular to:

  • Assisted voluntary return and reintegration
  • Cultural orientation for asylum seekers and refugees
  • Technical cooperation and capacity building of Estonian officials
  • Public awareness raising