ABOUT US

 

11 years strengthening governmental capacities to manage migration in a humane and sustainable manner.

The Western Hemisphere Program is implemented by the International Organization for Migration and financed by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

 

 

Our four pillars:

 

Migration

Management

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We support the development of policies, laws, strategies and protocols to promote regular migration in the region, as well as the generation of data and information for evidence-based policy making.

Alliances and

Cooperation

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We strengthen regional, bilateral and local cooperation and dialogue on migration.

Emergency and

Crisis Response

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We develop tools and capacities for the preparedness and response to the human mobility dimensions of crises and emergencies.

Communication

 

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We conduct participative, evidence-based communication processes about regular migration, risks of irregular migration and alternatives to it, based on the communication for development methodology. We strengthen tools, media and information channels, such as the Information Hubs and MigApp.

 

 

Where do we work?

 

 

The Bahamas

Belize

Costa Rica

Dominica

El Salvador

Guatemala

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Mexico

Panama

Dominican Republic