The new Training Programe on Migration Policies, facilitated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), seeks to strengthen the capacities of public officials of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) in the design, implementation and evaluation of public policies on migration . The Program consists of an IOM online course, Migration Trends in Latin America, a panel with international experts and three virtual sessions for technical exchange on migration policies.
Ante los retos planteados por la pandemia del COVID-19, la OIM desarrolló una serie de entrenamientos al personal de las ventanillas informativas sobre migración para adaptar sus servicios de atención a personas migrantes a la virtualidad. Lo anterior, en base a una breve guía práctica publicada para estos efectos por la OIM, que viene a complementar el manual ya existente sobre las ventanillas.
On June 25 and 30, 2020, virtual workshops were held with 27 people who work in the regional offices of the National Department of Employment of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare of El Salvador. The objective was to discuss the general aspects of the International Integrity System for Recruitment (IRIS) and motivate participants to use them in their work.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Independent Monitoring Group of El Salvador (GMIES) held the closing ceremony of the Diploma on Labor Migration on June 30, with technical assistance from the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Specialized Institute of Higher Education for Diplomatic Training (IEESFORD).
A series of virtual sessions developed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in El Salvador trained public officials in the best approach to assist migrant children and adolescents. The course is called Specialized Course on Migrant Children and has been implemented in the region since 2017. On this occasion, 13 people representing Local Law Committees and the National Council for Children and Adolescents (CONNA) participated.
Due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), approximately 92% of countries in the Americas have closed their borders as part of precautionary measures since April 6, 2020.
“Many of these employers provide essential care, services and goods and, in doing so, rely heavily on their migrant workforce," Vitorino said Tuesday on the release of a set of recommendations to enhance business’ response to the pandemic.
San José – C4D is shorthand for ‘communication for development’, a staple of messaging campaigns in the humanitarian realm. The enduring question, for bodies like the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is, do they work?
A review of four C4D campaigns implemented by the IOM in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador has revealed the effectiveness of promoting safe migration through participative and evidence-based activities.
In conjunction with USAID’s Bridges to Employment Project, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held the workshop “Migration and Youth” in El Salvador from January 28 to 29, 2020.