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IOM SUPPORTS HONDURAS IN THE CREATION OF MIGRANT PROTECTION SYSTEMS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (SRECI) of Honduras launched a project to improve the care, the identification of cases of rights’ violations, and the promotion of protection services provided by the Honduran consular service to migrants in Mexico.

IOM LEADS DIALOGUE ABOUT RETURNED MIGRANT CHILDREN IN GUATEMALA

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) led a dialogue to discuss the challenges encountered in the field on the matter of unaccompanied migrant children returned to Guatemala and the efforts of the Jimmy Morales’ administration serve this population guaranteeing their fundamental rights.

IOM SUPPORTS MIGRANT HEALTH IN EL SALVADOR

 

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) officially handed over medical equipment to the Ministry of Health in order to strengthen the capacity to assist mobile populations, which also contributes so that El Salvador can reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

The event was led by the Minister of Health, Violeta Menjivar, and IOM’s Chief of Mission for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Jorge Peraza Breedy.

IOM, UNFPA AND GOVERNMENT OF HONDURAS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Honduras officially launched the campaign I am a woman and to live without violence is my right, which seeks to prevent violence against women and trafficking.

According to the Centre for Women's Rights (CDM) of Honduras, in the first six months of 2015, 189 violent deaths of women were reported, whose perpetrator was male in 95% of cases.

IOM, USAID DELIVERED REFURBISHED CENTRES FOR MIGRANTS IN CA

Thousands of migrants returning to the Northern Triangle of Central America will now be assisted in better conditions thanks to the renovation nine migrant care centres, three of which were delivered to the governments of El Salvador and Honduras on February 2016.

These buildings were remodelled or rebuilt by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) through the project Comprehensive Assistance to Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Families Returning to the Northern Triangle of Central America, with funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

IOM AND EL SALVADOR COLLABORATE FOR THE PROTECTION OF MIGRANTS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and El Salvador´s National Civil Police (PNC) inaugurated a series of training sessions, to be held throughout 2016, as part of the efforts to strengthen the capacities for assistance, as well as for the promotion of Human Rights of the mobile populations.

IOM SUPPORTS GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE ATTENTION TO SALVADORANS ABROAD

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) officially handed over equipment to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador, to strengthen its call centre in order to assist approximately 267,000 people located abroad.

The official event was led by the Deputy Chancellor for Salvadorans Abroad, Liduvina Magarin, and IOM’s Chief of Mission for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Jorge Peraza Breedy.

US AND SALVADORAN GOVERNMENTS VERIFY PROGRESS IN CONSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF MIGRANTS

Representatives of the Governments of the United States and El Salvador certified the progress in the reconstruction and furnishing of the Migrants’ Care Centre (CAM) in San Salvador, implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with funds from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

IOM WORKS WITH THE REGION TO OVERCOME THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN COSTA RICA

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been working with countries in the region to provide humanitarian, holistic care and based on the human rights approach to Cuban migrants that are stranded in Costa Rica, and to facilitate their departure from this country.

The Cubans travelled voluntarily and with authorization to Ecuador and then moved, through Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica. According to what these people have said, the final destination is the United States.

IOM SUPPORTS EL SALVADOR IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF DIGNIFIED ENVIRONMENTS FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN AND TEENS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) presented reconstructed and equipped areas to the Salvadoran Institute for the Integral Development of Children and Adolescents (ISNA) intended for the care of migrant children and adolescents returnees, thus reiterating its commitment to strengthen government’s capacity to guarantee the rights of the youngest population in the country.