LIBRARY

 

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.

 

 

 

Mechanisms for labour migration in Mesoamerica

Recognizing the importance of labour migration flows for countries of origin and destination, the governments of the region have developed actions aimed at facilitating and regulating migratory movements for labour purposes. This study analyzes the existing mechanisms classified into four types: bilateral agreements, memoranda of understanding, temporary labor schemes, and free trade agreements with labour migration clauses.

 

 

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.

El Salvador-Baseline Assesment Of Migration Flows And Mobility Tracking Within The Context Of COVID-19, Report #6 (May,2021)

The data collected are either the result of systematic records of eld observations or migration control actions or reect the perception of the interviewed key informants. The estimates could be biased due to the diculty to estimate irregular migration ows that have not been recorded by the relevant authorities.

Guatemala-Baseline Assessment Of Migration Flows And Migrants Presence Within The Context Of COVID-19 Report- #5 (May, 2021)

The data collected are either the result of systematic records of eld observations or migration control actions or reect the perception of the interviewed key informants.

Dominican Republic-Flow Monitoring Registration About Cross Border Inhabitants #5, 19 June-02 July 2021

Data for this report were collected under the flow monitoring subcomponent of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) methodology, with the objective of generating a preliminary impression of the characteristics of migrants, migration dynamics and the mobility of migrants at four border posts.

Pale Verite: campaign infosheet

The Pale Verite campaign seeks to make Haitian migrants better informed in order to discourage the use of irregular and dangerous routes, through stories of people who have already transited through the Darien jungle. Learn more about its development and current status.

Guatemala-Baseline Assessment Of Migration Flows And Migrants Presence Within The Context Of COVID-19 Report- #4 (April, 2021)

Estimates from the following institutions were collected: Human Rights Ombudsman’s Oce; Committee to Support Migrants, Refugees and Victims of Tracking; Departmental Government of Izabal; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); “Refugio de la Niñez” Programme; Local Authority of La Libertad; Local Authority of Tecún Umán; National Council for Assistance to Migrants; El Naranjo Health Centre; Department of Labour Mobility of the Ministry of Labour; and Secretariat of Social Welfare.

El Salvador-Baseline Assesment Of Migration Flows And Mobility Tracking Within The Context Of COVID-19, #5 (April, 2021)

The interviews were conducted in May 2021. The data collected are either the result of systematic records of eld observations or migration control actions or reect the perception of the interviewed key informants. In both cases, the estimates could be biased due to the diculty to estimate irregular migration ows that have not been recorded by the relevant authorities.

Honduras-Baseline Assessment Of Migration Flows And Mobiity Tracking Within The Context Of COVID-19 Report #5 (April, 2021)

Data were collected through interviews conducted remotely with strategically selected key informants. Information from the following sources was prioritized: records of the National Institute of Migration (INM); National Oce of Border Police Services (DNSPF); “Casa del Migrante”; Centre for Assistance to Returned Migrants (CAMR); United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); Red Cross; Centre for Assistance to Migrant Children and Families; Oce for Children, Adolescents and Families (DINAF); and ADED-Valle Foundation, according to the border control points and the information available for each month.

Implementing activities related to MICIC

An overview of MICIC related activities that can be conducted in countries of destination and origin.