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.
Emergency Shelter Management Manual for Shelter Managers and Coordinators in the Commonwealth of Dominica19 / 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.Download
Characteristics of the process for gathering and using administrative records on migration in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean23 / 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.
Counter-Smuggling Work Plan01 / 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.Download
Strategy for the better preparation of migrant returnees in the United States to the State of Puebla01 / 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.Download
Dominican diaspora productive inclusion and investment in national development15 / 08 / 2018
The economic threads of Dominican society transcend its borders and are linked to a dynamic diaspora, with human capital that contributes partially to national development. These threads can be strengthened and guide the true potential of the diaspora towards economic inclusion as a pillar of the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the country's current development model. The Dominican Republic faces the challenge that its economic and social growth model be sustainable.Download
Migration in Jamaica: A Country Profile 201814 / 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.Download
Guide for the repatriation of Costa Ricans abroad06 / 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.
Consular Assistance Protocol for Mexican Victims of Trafficking Abroad09 / 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.Download
Central and North America: Migration and displacement in the context of disasters and environmental change15 / 03 / 2018
This paper aims to brief policymakers on the nexus of migration, displacement, disasters and environmental change in Central and North America, as well as on normative and policy responses, specifically focusing on cross-border movements within the region.Download
Going Back Home Manual. A guide that will help you plan a better return to Mexico03 / 03 / 2018
(Only available in SPANISH) The idea of returning is present in the minds of many of the migrants during their stay in the United States. For some it becomes reality and for many others it is postponed indefinitely. For the government of the state of Puebla, the well-being of migrants is important, wherever they choose to live. This is why this booklet has been developed with information that can be useful for people either during their stay in the United States or after returning to Mexico.Download