Human Mobility and the XXII Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean: Why is it important to prevent forced migration and address the needs of environmental migrants?

Human Mobility and the XXII Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean: Why is it important to prevent forced migration and address the needs of environmental migrants?

02 / 02 / 2021 | Environmental Migration | Pablo Escribano

The XXII Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean met virtually on 1-2 February 2021 with a focus on the environmental dimensions of the post-pandemic recovery. Under the presidency of Barbados, discussions led by representatives of the 33 countries of the region focused on the promotion of sustainable development to combine the post-COVID-19 recovery with the fulfillment of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the fight against climate change.


Beating misleading offers in the digital world

Beating misleading offers in the digital world

22 / 01 / 2021 | Communication & Migration | Guest Contributor

"I went to a job search site on Facebook and was offered to host a TV show. I played along, they were supposed to be a TV station, but they didn't even have an office. I told them to come to my office if they wanted to work with me. They stopped writing to me and then the profile casually disappeared," says Carolina (not her real name), a 31-year-old Salvadoran who participated in a session of the IOM's “Think Twice” Virtual Camp on Migration.


Beating misleading offers in the digital world

Beating misleading offers in the digital world

22 / 01 / 2021 | Communication & Migration | Guest Contributor

"I went to a job search site on Facebook and was offered to host a TV show. I played along, they were supposed to be a TV station, but they didn't even have an office. I told them to come to my office if they wanted to work with me. They stopped writing to me and then the profile casually disappeared," says Carolina (not her real name), a 31-year-old Salvadoran who participated in a session of the IOM's “Think Twice” Virtual Camp on Migration.


Interviewing Kristina Rodemann, director of 'Skin Hunger’

Interviewing Kristina Rodemann, Director of 'Skin Hunger’

22 / 01 / 2021 | Communication & Migration | Laura Manzi

'Skin Hunger' is a short film from 2019, selected among the films that the Regional Office for Central America, North America and the Caribbean has screened on the occasion of the Global Migration Film Festival in 2020. ‘Skin Hunger’ tells the story of a Mexican woman, Ximena, who works in the United States to support her family in Mexico. Ximena suffers from the distance from her loved ones, the loneliness she feels in her new home and the lack of human contact and warmth.


In a distant country, Erick daydreams - #MigrantsDay

In a distant country, Erick daydreams - #MigrantsDay

17 / 12 / 2020 | Return and Reintegration | Laura Manzi

Story based on the testimony of Erick Galeas, a returnee.

The outbound journey

The heat was suffocating, as if the breaths of fresh air had forgotten that point in the world, where an immense dryness permeated every corner. The ground burned, the sun gave no truce. And this was no small matter: Erick hated the heat, which only made him feel tired and weak.