Virtual Library on Migration

Las agencias especializadas del Sistema de Naciones Unidas cuentan con información valiosa sobre sus diversos temas de expertise, los cuales a menudo concurren con la migración. Su información es particularmente relevante pues responde a metodologías de alta calidad y trabajan con muestras de poblaciones variadas y en ocasiones con un número considerable de personas. La Biblioteca Virtual reúne los repositorios de las agencias de la ONU para incentivar la búsqueda ampliada de investigaciones que transversalicen la migración con otros temas relacionados con el desarrollo sostenible.

The Migrant Population in Risk Reduction and Emergency Assistance in Central America

The Migrant Population in Risk Reduction and Emergency Assistance in Central America

27 / 08 / 2019

This study analyzes the disaster risk reduction instruments of the Central American countries classified in: laws, regulations and decrees (of a binding nature), policies and plans (of a programmatic and strategic nature); and finally manuals, guides and protocols (of an operational nature), based on the information available and made public, in order to determine the extent to which the migrant population is being included in these national agendas.

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The Tale of the Lion and the Coyote

The Tale of the Lion and the Coyote

20 / 06 / 2019

Illustrated children's book that recounts the migratory journey of the raggae band Talawa.

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Human mobility in the climate agenda of the Americas: Needs and Opportunities

Human mobility in the climate agenda of the Americas: Needs and Opportunities

20 / 06 / 2019

(Available only in Spanish) This publication seeks to determine the state of integration of references to mobility in climate frameworks, and identifies a series of opportunities to make concrete progress in this area.

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Emergency Shelter Management Manual for Shelter Managers and Coordinators in the Commonwealth of Dominica

Emergency Shelter Management Manual for Shelter Managers and Coordinators in the Commonwealth of Dominica

19 / 06 / 2019

The Emergency Shelter Management Manual for Shelter Managers and Coordinators in the Commonwealth of Dominica aims to:

- Promote an understanding of effective Emergency Shelter Management

- Provide clarity on structure, referrals, roles, and responsibilities

- Give guidance on best practice approaches and actions

- Provide practical tools and protocols to effectively plan, implement and monitor Emergency Shelters

The ultimate goal is that all actors involved in Emergency Shelter Management in Dominica are well equipped with the indispensable knowledge, skills and resources to manage emergency shelters successfully.

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DOWNLOAD Characteristics of the process for gathering and using administrative records on migration in Central Am...

Characteristics of the process for gathering and using administrative records on migration in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean

23 / 04 / 2019

Evidence-based migration policies are a fundamental component of good migration governance. However, several recent studies and assessments review the multiple challenges to ensure the availability of up-to-date data and information and to understand the reality of migrations in the region.
Responding to this need, the International Organization for Migration developed the project under which this study is framed, which is financed through the IOM Development Fund. This project precisely seeks to promote collaboration among countries and contribute to the strengthening of their institutional capacities. The product of this collaboration will be the
creation of a Regional System of migratory statistics that provides the necessary information for the elaboration of national policies based on evidence.

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Counter-Smuggling Work Plan

Counter-Smuggling Work Plan

01 / 11 / 2018

The main objective of the Counter-Smuggling Work Plan of the Liaison Officer Network to Combat Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons from the Regional Conference on Migration is to guide and enhance regional cooperation to prevent and combat migrant smuggling, while protecting rights of smuggled migrants, in particular those victims of related crimes and in vulnerable situations.

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Strategy for the better preparation of migrant returnees in the United States to the State of Puebla

Strategy for the better preparation of migrant returnees in the United States to the State of Puebla

01 / 10 / 2018

(Only available in SPANISH) This Strategy, developed by IOM Mexico in coordination with the government of the state of Puebla through the IPAM and its representative offices in the United States, is a tool that promotes access to information for migrants living in the United States. This information seeks to promote that those people who are able to regularize or naturalize do so and contribute to those people who are at risk, have the need and/or interest to return to the state of Puebla after their stay in the neighboring country of North are better prepared to return and face their reintegration process.

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Migration in Jamaica: A Country Profile 2018

Migration in Jamaica: A Country Profile 2018

14 / 06 / 2018

The recent Migration Profile for Jamaica shows that emigration continues to be greatly in excess of immigration. The overall trend of decreasing numbers of permanent emigrants to the three traditional and still major destinations –United States, United Kingdom and Canada – continued but numbers trended downwards from around 29,000 in 2006 to less than 23,000 in 2015.

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Guide for the repatriation of Costa Ricans abroad

Guide for the repatriation of Costa Ricans abroad

06 / 06 / 2018

(Only available in SPANISH) The preparation of this guide has been motivated by the interest of the Directorate of Integration and Human Development (DIDH) of the General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners (DGME) of Costa Rica to have an agile instrument to guide the consular staff of the country, in the reference, assistance and repatriation of Costa Rican people who are in other countries of the world and who require support for their return to the country.

 

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Consular Assistance Protocol for Mexican Victims of Trafficking Abroad

Consular Assistance Protocol for Mexican Victims of Trafficking Abroad

09 / 05 / 2018

The main objective of this Protocol is to provide effective tools that allow consular staff to identify and provide comprehensive assistance to potential Mexican victims of trafficking who assist consular representations. It aims to standardize the actions of the officials of the consular protection areas in order to achieve adherence to international human rights standards and avoid revictimization.

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