Communication campaign on the risks of irregular migration through the Darien forest

The "Speak the Truth" (Pale Verite) campaign follows the "Migrants as Messengers" model and has adapted the C4D methodology to crisis and emergency contexts. It targets potential migrants in Haiti and Haitian migrants in South American transit countries. Its objective is to inform about the risks of irregular migration through the Darien jungle using the testimonies of those who have already lived the experience.

Communication campaigns on migration 2021-2022

The Communication for Development Methodology (C4D) promotes sustainable behavioural changes among target audiences, through participative, evidence-based processes. IOM implements C4D in Mesoamerica since 2019. In this document, you will find a summary of the campaigns currently in progress in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama.

Communication for Development and Migration Campaigns 2020: Mexico, Northern Central America, and Costa Rica -

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) develops Communication for Development (C4D) processes with the aim of promoting changes in knowledge, attitudes, and practices around alternatives to irregular migration, through evidence-based and participatory methods.

What is communication for development?

What is communication for development? [Infosheet]

Discover the basic principles of Communication for Development (C4D) and the steps we follow to implement this methodology in communities.

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C4D in Central America: Think it twice [Summary]

Discover in this document the strategic proposal, audience and key messages built along with participating communities in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, for the development of our new campaign: "Think it twice".

Campaign logo: La verdad, es más seguro si migrás informado

C4D in Tapachula, Mexico: Migrating informed [Summary]

Discover here the strategic proposal with which the Migrating Informed campaign has been adapted to respond to the new challenges posed by COVID-19.

Campaign logo:De boca en boca, la gente se equivoca

C4D in Costa Rica: Mistakes by Word of Mouth [Summary]

Discover in this document the strategic proposal, audience and key messages constructed with the community for the first C4D campaign in Costa Rica.

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Summary of Communication for Development campaigns in Central America and Mexico. September 2020

The International Organization for Migration has previously promoted communication for development (C4D) campaigns in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico, motivating informed decision-making on alternatives to irregular migration such as local development opportunities, regular migration options and migration regularization with a view to accessing employment options. Learn about the campaigns proposed in 2020, in response to the context of COVID-19. This year, Costa Rica also joins the project.

 

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Results of the information collection process at La Carpio, Costa Rica

The methodology of Communciation for Development (C4D) is currently being implemented in the community of La Carpio, Costa Rica. As a first step, we conducted a baseline, to understand the knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people concerning migration and regularization. Find the results here.

Surveys with young people in the north of Central America, framed by the sanitary emergency caused by COVID-19

Results of poll conducted with young people in the north of Central America, in the context of the sanitary emergency caused by COVID-19

In this document you will find the results of a poll that was conducted to know the perceptions of young people in the communities where C4D campaigns have been implemented in the north of Central América. The focus was international migration and the feasibility of achieving thier goals in the context of COVID-19, and in the medium-term future.