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.




Migration Crisis Operational Framework

The MCOF is a practical, operational and institution-wide tool to improve and systematize the way in which the Organization supports its Member States and partners to better prepare for and respond to migration crises. 

Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative

The MICIC Initiative's overarching goal was to improve the ability of States and other stakeholders to better prepare for, respond to, and protect the lives, dignity, and rights of migrants caught in countries experiencing conflicts and natural disasters. The Initiative successfully concluded in June 2016 with the release of the Guidelines to Protect Migrants in Countries Experiencing Conflicts and Natural Disasters. The work to improve the situation of migrants in the context of crises continues through dissemination of the Guidelines, capacity building activities, research and development of operatonal tools. 

Counter Trafficking in Humanitarian Settings

CT initiatives by IOM in humanitarian settings include specialized tools for the humanitarian community and IOM staff, data analysis and research, collaborating with partners to identify and assist victims of trafficking, advocating among the humanitarian and donor community about trafficking networks that deliberately target crisis-affected men, women, boys and girls who are suffering and desperate for a respite, a livelihood, and a way out of the upheaval. 

IOM Handbook on Protection and Assistance for Migrants Vulnerable to Violence, Exploitation and Abuse

This handbook presents the determinants of migrant vulnerability (DOMV) model for analyzing and responding to migrant vulnerability. The DOMV model is specifically designed to address the protection and assistance needs of a specific subset of migrants: those who have experienced or are vulnerable to violence, exploitation, and abuse before, during or after the migration process.  

PRM Funded Regional Migration Capacity-Building Programs| Monitoring Report: October 2019

This report provides a summary of the key takeaways from monitoring missions by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Regional Migration Capacity-Building Programs (RMCBPs) between May 2018 and July 2019. The program was funded by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM).

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Communication for Development 2019 Results Summary

During 2019 we carried out 4 Communication for Development processes in communities in Mexico and Central America, with the goal of promoting change in the knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning migration. Here are some key results. 

Study: Free movement of persons in the Caribbean: economic and security dimensions

Our new report provides a comprehensive regional view of how free movement regimes are being implemented in the Caribbean and their economic and security impacts. See the results here.

Course Catalogue E-Campus

E-Campus is the multilanguage online learning platform of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that has more than 25 courses and thousands of students globally. Find more information about our courses in this catalog.

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Information Hubs on Migration in Mesoamerica

The Information Hubs on Migration are centers that provide safe and trustworthy information about migration procedures, services for migrants, risks of irregular migration and alternatives for regular migration. Download the brochure to learn more about the model.

IOM Data: Supporting Women and Girls on the Move

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix collects and analyses facts and trends that help us devise solutions to challenges unique to women and girls on the move.