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IOM SUPPORTS ATTENTION TO MIGRANT VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reiterated its commitment to support the capacity building of the Government of El Salvador with the supply of equipment to the Salvadoran Institute for Comprehensive Protection for Children and Adolescents (ISNA), which will be used to optimize the care provided to vulnerable migrant children and adolescents.

IOM has supported ISNA through the employment of staff specialized in law, social work and psychology in order to care for children and adolescents, as well as the donation of computer equipment and office furniture.

El Salvador expresses solidarity with migrant adolescent returnees at Juventour2015

Children and adolescents who migrated unaccompanied and were returned to El Salvador received tokens of affection and solidarity of Salvadoran youth in the stand that the International Organization for Migration (IOM) placed at Juventour 2015.

IOM SUPPORTS COUNTRIES FROM THE AMERICAS IN SEARCH OF JOINT SOLUTIONS TOWARDS THE PROTECTION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN AND TEENS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Red Cross (ICR) concluded the third meeting of the Ad Hoc Group on Migrant Children and Adolescents of the Regional Conference on Migration (CRM) in San Salvador, which included a workshop on holistic protection of this population.

IOM PROMOTES MIGRANT’S RIGHTS THROUGH ART

As part of its awareness activities in favour of mobile populations, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently carried out the Community Festival for the rights of people who migrate.

IOM PROMOTES COORDINATION IN FAVOR OF VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

As part of the actions aimed at generating synergies in favour of the most vulnerable populations, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) led a meeting with partner institutions of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in order to establish a coordination plan that would benefit the Salvadoran population.

IOM STRENGTHENS THE SALVADORAN CONSULAR NETWORK IN MEXICO

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs aimed to strengthen the Salvadoran consular network, in Mexico, with tools that will improve the process of recording human rights violations.

IOM HELPS TEENS EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO DEBATE ON MIGRATION

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) helped promote the right of participation of at least 100 teenagers from El Salvador who represented their institutes in the III Inter-School Tournament, which had Migration as its main topic, and was organized by Glasswing International.

IOM SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN FAVOR OF VULNERABLE POPULATION

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Business Foundation for Educational Development (FEPADE) signed an agreement in El Salvador that will enable cooperation between both entities and joint activities for prevention of violence, and its effects in the migration processes, that affect vulnerable Salvadoran population.

IOM SUPPORTS THE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN CENTRAL AMERICA

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) participated in the 9th Meeting of Chief Committee for the BA1 Project, called Prevention of Violence against Women in Central America, where the progress and challenges that the project faced in the regional, national and local level were analysed.

IOM AND PDDH LEAD INTERNAL DEBATE ON MIGRATION

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Office for the Defence of Human Rights (PDDH) of El Salvador developed a forum called The Internal Displacement and Assistance to Victims: The Colombian Experience, which served as a platform for the exchange of lessons learned and discuss its application in El Salvador.