The IOM Mission in the Republic of Moldova opened in 2001. Moldova became a member State of the organization in 2003.

The cooperation over these years has focused on:

  •   Migration and Development
  •   Prevention and Protection from Trafficking
  •   Migration Management 
  •   Facilitated Migration. 

Recently, in the framework of the Ukraine Crisis Response, IOM Moldova provides humanitarian support to the needs of Ukrainian refugees, third-country nationals, host communities, through direct assistance and other support to Moldovan authorities, local civil society organizations and the private sector.

Furthermore, IOM Moldova is responsible for providing the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) with administrative and logistical support. and implementing the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).