Choluteca (Honduras), 2 July 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has begun the process of capacity-building and methodological transfer of the Educational Toolkit on Migration with teachers from southern Honduras. The toolkit is an online repository validated by IOM, were materials can be downloaded and used to develop educational campaigns and activities on migration.
Tegucigalpa, 09 June 2020 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) donated furniture and hygiene kits to strengthen the care provided to migrants in the Centers for the Care of Irregular Migrants (CAMI), located in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and Choluteca. These centers are managed by the National Migration Institute (INM). The donation includes two washing machines, two dryers, 200 towels and shower curtains, among other products.
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.
The study “Labor Market Information Systems (LMIS) in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico: Towards better integration of labor migration” was conducted as part of the cooperation between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) on labor migration.
Tegucigalpa, November 11, 2019.- The International Organization for Migration (IOM), with technical support from the International Labor Organization (ILO), is assisting the Secretariat of Labor and Social Security of the Republic of Honduras in the process of drafting a proposal for a Special Law on Labor Authorization for Foreign Nationals in Honduras, with the goal of facilitating the integration of migrants into the Honduran labor market.
The 24th Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) was held November 12-14 in Guatemala City, under the presidency pro tempore of Guatemala. The motto of the conference was “Relaunching the Regional Conference on Migration as a consultation process in the context of the current migration dynamic.”
A partnership between the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), within the frameworks of the IABD's Migration Initiative and IOM’s Regional Migration Capacity-Building Program, will enable officials in Latin America and the Caribbean to complete free virtual trainings on topics related to migration governance and management and earn certificates.