3 September, 2019

IOM and ILO hold workshop on fair and ethical hiring of migrant workers

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) are leading the regional workshop “Governance of Labor Migration: Fair Hiring and Prevention of Fraudulent Practices”. The event, which was inaugurated today in Guatemala City and will end on Thursday, September 5, takes place within the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM).

30 August, 2019

Regional mechanisms strengthen actions to include and tend to migrants in crisis situations

In following with the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) and the Central American Policy for Comprehensive Disaster Risk Reduction (PCGIR), authorities representing said conference and other international organizations participated last August 26th on a regional workshop: “The key role of information coordination and management for tending to migrants in disaster situations”. The activity was designed to strengthen the inclusion and attention to migrants in such cases.

30 August, 2019

Why choose E-learning?

Technological advances have helped develop many tools to make our daily activities easier. Learning is no exception! The possibility of remote learning – or e-learning – has made more education opportunities possible for many more people around the world through the use of digital platforms.

27 August, 2019

IOM Launches Campaigns to Prevent Irregular Migration in Mexico and Central America

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is currently launching campaigns to prevent the risks of irregular migration and encourage informed decision making among potential young Central American migrants.

26 August, 2019

IOM presents study on migration and emergencies in Central America


On August 21, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) presented the study “Migrants in Risk Reduction and Emergency Response in Central America,” as part of the Regional Workshop: The Key Role of Coordination and Information Management in Assisting Migrants in Disaster Situations, which was organized with CEPREDENAC, the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), and OCAM.  


7 August, 2019

Honduras and Guatemala coordinate efforts to address migration flows


Puerto Cortés (Honduras), July 30, 2019- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitated the 5th Exchange of the Cross-border Migration Coordination Network on Guatemala-Honduras, which seeks to improve cooperation between both countries on migration management related issues.

7 August, 2019

IOM supports the efforts of the Dominican Republic in diaspora integration and crisis management


Santo Domingo. The National Migration Institute and the Center of Emergency Operations of the Dominican Republic are currently working to create an Inter-Institutional Contingency Plan for Massive Migration Flows, with technical and financial support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

7 August, 2019

Mexico and Guatemala exchange best practices regarding labor migration


Mexico City - Within the framework of the Cooperation Agreement on Labor signed by Mexico and Guatemala in 2018, a Workshop on Exchanging Best Practices for Labor Migration was held July 3 by the Mexican Secretariat of External Relations, with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labor Organization (ILO).  

7 August, 2019

Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras debut their IOMX communication for development campaigns in August


In August 2019, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras will present their campaigns “Migrar informados” (“Migrating informed”), “Ponele plan a tu vida” (“Plan your life”), and “Echale ganas” (“Go for it”) which have been created through participatory communication for development processes.  These campaigns were developed based on the results of over 1,500 interviews, coordination spaces with over 70 local partners, and participatory validation by the target audience.

7 August, 2019

Costa Rica and Guatemala improve access to information and regularization through information hubs on migration


Municipal migration information hubs, located in over 20 Mesoamerican communities with a migrant presence, operate in coordination with IOM as spaces that facilitate migrants’ direct access to information on migration procedures and migration related issues.

In this context, Costa Rica opened the first Transactional Hub in the region, thanks to collaboration between the Migrant Information Hub in Upala and the General Directorate of Migration  (DGME).