13 July, 2020

IOM trains over 200 officials from local anti-trafficking-in-persons committees in Honduras

More than 200 people participated in the first training session on Local Response to Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in Honduras. The activity is part of a collaboration between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Inter-institutional Commission against Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking in Persons of Honduras (CICESCT).    

13 July, 2020

IOM´s Diploma in Belize begins third course

The first graduating class of the Diploma on Migration Management has started its third specialized course, entitled "Migration Governance and Policies". This is part of an ambitious training project developed by IOM in conjunction with Galen University, in which 67 people have participated since the introductory course in 2018. 

13 July, 2020

The National Department of Employment in El Salvador receives training on ethical recruitment of migrants

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.   

 

9 July, 2020

IOM successfully concludes regional diploma course on labour migration

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).   

  

7 July, 2020

Guyana’s Labour Migration Study: Preparing for an economic boom like no other

Georgetown, Guyana. Imminently, Guyana, a developing nation on the north eastern coast of South America, will experience exponential growth in its economy as a result of its burgeoning oil and gas sector, following a significant discovery by ExxonMobil in 2015.

3 July, 2020

The Educational Toolkit on Migration arrives at the south of Honduras

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.

 

1 July, 2020

IOM produces Creole-language posters for the prevention of COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic's private sector

Santo Domingo - Given the characteristics of the construction sector in the Dominican Republic, which has approximately 95,000 Haitian migrant workers, the International Organization for Migration has formed a strategic alliance with ACOPROVI (the Association of Construction and Housing Developers) to work together to improve the conditions of migrant workers.

 

1 July, 2020

Honduras: IOM provides important donations for the attention of migrants

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.

 

26 June, 2020

IOM promotes improvements to the work permit system for foreigners in Costa Rica

The International Organization for Migration in Costa Rica (IOM), in conjunction with the International Labor Organization (ILO), has been supporting the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS) and the General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME) since 2019 in strengthening Costa Rica's labour migration system. As part of this partnership, on Tuesday, June 23, IOM made a significant donation to the MTSS Labor Migration Department.