ABOUT GOOD PRACTICES

Good Practices are knowledge and experiences that in their processes or methodologies have proven to work well and produce good results, so they can be a reference or model for new initiatives. Seeking to improve knowledge management, IOM recognizes the importance of documenting the good practices that are generated during the implementation of its projects.

Results

IOM developed an initiative to strengthen the regional and local institutional capacities regarding the prevention and response to violence against women, trafficking and femicidein Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize and Dominican Republic.

Strengthening institutional capacities for the prevention of…

Thematic Area: Policy, governance and liaison, and legal, Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters that accommodated migrants in the communities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juárez limited their maximum quota and they restricted admission to prevent the spreading of the disease, therefore leaving migrants who had just arrived without any shelter options and…

Filter Hotels in Mexico, COVID-19 response

Thematic Area: Operations and emergencies, Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

To assist the people internally displaced because of the eruption of the Fire Volcano in Guatemala, the IOM developed a computer system to facilitate the registration, distributions of humanitarian assistance, and family reunification after the emergency.

Best Practices: Integrated Shelter Registration System: SIRA

Thematic Area: Operations and emergencies
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

IOM Haiti developed an initiative to create the border police stations throughout the Haitian border area to provide greater security in the areas and fight smuggling and illicit traffic.

Best Practice: Support for creating the border police in Hai…

Thematic Area: Immigration and border management
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

IOM Guatemala developed SINAREM (National Referral System for Reintegration Services for Migrants) / OportuGuate, a system and an app to connect returned migrants in search of a job with potential employers and opportunities of entrepreneurship, and certification of competences.

OportuGuate, response to COVID-19 and Socio-Economic Assitan…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance, Labor mobility and human development
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

With the Support of IOM Guyana, the office of IOM Curaçao developed an initiative to help migrant children in a situation of vulnerability by identifying their main needs regarding their access to education and carrying out other activities to reinforce their effective integration in the…

Integration of migrant children into the school system in Cu…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

IOM Guyana developed an initiative known as Micro-Business Grants as part of their support program for entrepreneurship within the migrant population in Guyana to allow them to generate income, support the generation of financial security inside their communities and create economic opportunities…

Micro-Business Grants for the migrant population in Guyana

Thematic Area: Labor mobility and human development
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2021

Development of the neighboring border transit cards for children and adolescents who transit the border strip, to facilitate their transit between the municipalities of Perquín and Arambala in El Salvador, and Nahuaterique in Honduras.

Issue of neighboring border transit cards to children and t…

Thematic Area: Immigration and border management, Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish
Year:
2021