Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration


Edith Vasilyev
Head, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Unit
Focal Point for Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration, Migrant Children Focal Point
Edith Vasilyev is responsible for the supervision of the unit's various projects and employees and develops project proposals in the area of Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration. She studied Russian and Spanish at the Universityof Vienna and in St. Petersburg. Prior to her assignment with IOM, she was employed at the Austrian Integration Fund, first as a social worker, later as a research assistant.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 35
Email: evasilyev@iom.int


Sebastian Bielowski
Project Coordinator
Sebastian Bielowski is responsible for assisting the voluntary return and reintegration of returnees to Afghanistan. He studied Law and International Relations at the University of Innsbruck and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Prior to his assignment with IOM, he worked as legal adviser for asylum seekers in Lower Austria, Vienna and Burgenland.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 41
Email: sbielowski@iom.int

 

Inara Habibzadeh
Project Clerk

Inara Habibzadeh supports the implementation of the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration activities. She previously studied Media Design and also graduated from the University of Vienna in Political Science with a thematic focus on Human Rights. Prior to her assignment with IOM, she gained experience in the media sector and with various NGOs–including a placement in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 3322 40
E-Mail: ihabibzadeh@iom.int

 

Jessica Herz
Project Coordinator
Jessica Herz is responsible for assisting the voluntary return and reintegration of returnees to Afghanistan. She studied Political Science and Translation in Innsbruck, Vienna and Geneva. Prior to her assignment with IOM, she held positions in NGOs, on the governmental level as well as in academia, most recently as project supervisor at Verein menschen.leben.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 47
Email: jherz@iom.int


Julia Hurnaus
Project Coordinator

Julia Hurnaus is responsible for the content and implementation of quality assurance measures in the area of return. She studied Development Studies with a focus on migration in Vienna and Quito. Prior to her assignment with IOM, she worked for GIZ on migration and development, in particular diaspora cooperation and returning experts.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 40
Email: jhurnaus@iom.int

 

Sabine Lang-Rosenfeld
Project Assistant

Sabine Lang-Rosenfeld is responsible for assisting the voluntary return and reintegration of returnees to Afghanistan. Prior to her assignment with IOM, she worked as Project Assistant for a multinational company on projects in Central Asia and South Eastern Europe. Sabine Lang-Rosenfeld studied Economics with a focus on Regional Studies of Eastern Europe and Russian at the Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen (Germany).

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 39
 


Evelyn Rainer
Project Coordinator
Focal Point for Migration Health
Evelyn Rainer is responsible for the content and implementation of quality assurance measures in the area of return. She studied Cultural and Social Anthropology as well as Russian at the University of Vienna and in Vladivostok. Prior to her assignment with IOM, Evelyn Rainer was employed at the Information Centre for Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus as well as at the Institute of Iranian Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Phone: +43 (0) 1 585 33 22 12
Email: erainer@iom.int

 

Our team is supported by an intern.