In our Library, you can find publications containing our research, workguides and other materials generated by the Western Hemisphere Program and IOM. You will also find information materials about our tools and campaigns and reports on our work.
Summary of main findings of the survey: COVID-19 effects on migrants in Central America and Mexico
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) presents the main findings of a survey addressed to migrants (in their home countries or residing, potential or in transit) of Central America and
Mexico. The main goal was to generate data for the analysis of the COVID-19 repercussions on migrants that can guide the response of the multiple actors involved in health response,
migration management and strategies for socioeconomic recovery. This document summarizes the main results of the survey.
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.
Research project on mechanisms that facilitate labour migration
This study aims to address the lack of information on the mechanisms - that is, bilateral or multilateral agreements, memoranda of understanding, temporary work schemes, among others - that exist in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean to facilitate labor migration, as well as their status of implementation and its uses. Discover here the research proposal.
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.
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.
Results of information collection in San Salvador, El Salvador
IOM is implementing Communication for Development (C4D) campaigns in the municipality of San Salvador. We have created a baseline to understand the knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people surrounding migration issues. Discover our findings here.
Results of information collection in San Marcos, Guatemala
IOM, with support from various local partners, conducted a study in several communities in San Marcos, with the aim of identifying knowledge, attitudes and practices of people in relation to migration issues, and particularly about alternatives to irregular migration. Discover the results in this document.
Panama- Emergency Tracking: Migratory Receiving Stations And COVID-19 Pandemic (May 26th)
The information in this report is collected by IOM Panama staff in Darién and Chiriquí, through field monitoring, multi-sectoral assessments through key informants, as well as regular information exchange at the technical level, and at the central level of the United Nations Inter-Agency Group on Human Mobility.