MESOAMERICA PROGRAM MATERIALS

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.

Panama – Analysis Of Flow Monitoring Surveys To Extrarregional Migrants (June 2019)

In Panama, the DTM was activated in 2019 in response to the arrival of extra-regional migrants from the Caribbean, Africa and Asia, though the National Park Darien in the Colombia border. The DTM is operated in Panama with the aim of collecting, analyzing and disseminating critical and multi-level information on the mobility, vulnerabilities and needs of populations on moving, enabling decision-makers to provide context-specific assistance.

Assisted Voluntary Return Program Report - January 2020

Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to migrants in transit from Central American in Mexico and Guatemala. At January 5, 2020, 
IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,131 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents. 

2019 at a glance: annual results of the Regional Program on Migration Mesoamerica- The Caribbean

In 2019, the Regional Program on Migration Mesoamerica- The Caribbean  completed its ninth year of execution. Learn more about the milestones reached this year. 

Course brochure- Migration Governance in the Caribbean

This new E-Campus course aims to to inform governments and other national or international stakeholders, by providing a conceptual background on migration governance, and examining the main migration trends as well as the status of migration management capacities in the Caribbean.

 

 

Mexico- Flow monitoring diagnosis and displacement tracking (SPANISH)

This study, conducted by IOM in June 2019, provides information on the migration dynamics in Tapachula, at the southern border of Mexico. The activities were undertaken along with government institutions, two shelters (Jesús el Buen Pastor and Diocesano El Belén), civil society organizations and universities, such as the Mexican University Institute (IUDM) in Tapachula. Its goal is to provide preliminary impressions about the migration flows in the municipality, their attention capabilities and the characteristics of the migrant population in Tapachula. 

The complete report is available in Spanish. 

Assisted Voluntary Return Program Report - December 2019

Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to migrants in transit from Central American in Mexico and Guatemala. At December 15, 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,128 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.

Infographics: Trafficking in Persons in the Region 2018

Infographics with statistics and actions related to Trafficking in Persons in Central America, Dominican Republic and Mexico in 2018.  Joint work with the Regional Coalition against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (CORETT). 

 

Assisted Voluntary Return Program Report - November 2019

Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to migrants in transit from Central American in Mexico and Guatemala.  At November 7 2019, IOM has provided Voluntary Return Assistance to 2,036 people, 107 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.