NEWS

5 September, 2019

The Office of the Prosecutor for the Defense of Human Rights (PDDH) of El Salvador gains trainers in Migrant Protection

 

San Salvador, El Salvador. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) concluded the Trainer of Trainers Course on Promotion of Human Rights and Identification of the Needs for Assistance and Protection of Migrants, in which approximately 50 officials from the Office of the Prosecutor for the Defense of Human Rights (PDDH) participated.

5 September, 2019

With technical and financial assistance from IOM, CICESCT carries out actions aimed at reducing irregular migratory flows

 

Honduras. The Inter-institutional Commission against Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking in Persons (CICESCT), decentralized from the Ministry of Human Rights (SEDH), in synergy with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), promotes actions aimed at providing comprehensive care for victims and combating the crime of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants.

5 September, 2019

Central America bolsters protocols for assistance to migrants in crisis situations

 

Guatemala City. Within the framework of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) and to follow up on the Central American Policy for Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management (PCGIR), representatives from the conference and international organizations participated in a regional workshop titled “The key role of coordination and information management in disaster situations”.

5 September, 2019

IOM strengthens efforts in migration governance in Quintana Roo (Mexico) and Belize

 

Quintana Roo, Mexico - In August 2019, different efforts were made in Quintana Roo, as a key region in terms of intra- and extra-regional migratory flows, to strengthen binational work on migratory issues, aiming to provide information on safe migration to people in the area. One of the activities was the third Belize-Quintana Roo Cross-Border Working Meeting and the opening of the Migration Information Hub in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco.

5 September, 2019

IOM in co-ordination with SICA and INTERPOL strengthens the fight against human trafficking and smuggling of migrants

 

 

San Salvador, El Salvador. - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), together with the General Secretariat of the Central American Integration System (SG-SICA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) supports the fight against human trafficking and smuggling of migrants through Operation ITZEL, in which 10 countries in the region participate.

5 September, 2019

IOM strengthens consulate capacities to protect migrants during emergencies

 

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) developed several training sessions on how to provide adequate assistance to migrants in emergency contexts.

The workshops, tailored to consular staffs accredited in the Honduran capitals and the Permanent Contingency Comission (COPECO) personnel, were created in the context of the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) initiative.

5 September, 2019

Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica presents Protocol for the restoration of the educational rights of victims of human trafficking

 

As of Thursday August 29, educational centers in Costa Rica have an “Action protocol for the restoration of rights and access to the Costa Rican education system for victims and survivors of the crime of human trafficking and their dependents.”

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

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