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ABOUT GOOD PRACTICES

Good Practices are knowledge and experiences that 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 generated when implementing its initiatives. 

The regional action was implemented with funds from the European Union and executed at an inter-agency level by IOM and UNHCR, with the aim of increasing the resilience of vulnerable populations to the socioeconomic impact of the pandemic and supporting their recovery from the crisis. 

Promoting Peaceful Coexistence in the COVID-19 Response for…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance, Migration Health
Language: English, Spanish
Year:
2023

To enhance border management in Haiti, IOM, in collaboration with the Directorate of Immigration and Emigration (DIE), installed MIDAS, a Border Management Information System (BMIS), to effectively monitor the border crossing points.

Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) in Ha…

Thematic Area: Immigration and Border Governance
Language: Spanish, English, French
Year:
2023

Along with local actors IOM Costa Rica promoted equitable access to health services to the Ngäbe Bugle cross-border indigenous population by incorporating Cultural Advisors: Ngäbe Bugle women who serve as liaisons between the medical team and the indigenous population, providing accompaniment and…

Cultural integration in maternity health services for the Ng…

Thematic Area: Gender and migration, Migration Health, Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2023

To support the newly created UATIM, IOM conducted a Train-the-Trainers workshop on Counter Migrant-Smuggling for public servants from the National Migration Service (SNM) to train state officials nationwide on this crime.

Support for the development of capacities of the Counter Mig…

Thematic Area: Policy, governance and liaison, and legal, Immigration and Border Governance
Language: Spanish, English, French
Year:
2023

Considering the high levels of human mobility, trade, and transportation in the border communities between the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Haiti, IOM developed the MDTs, to establish spaces for dialogue between the communities of both nations at the four official authorized border…

Cross-border Roundtables

Thematic Area: Immigration and Border Governance
Language: Spanish, English
Year:
2022

This good practice describes the assistance provided by IOM Mexico to the migrant population under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) during the preparation for border crossing, transfer to the crossing points, monitoring, and report of the operation.

Migrant Protection Protocols Operation

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish
Year:
2022

During the year 2020, El Salvador was impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of tropical storms. The IOM, with the support of USAID, contributed to the coverage of basic universal needs of the people affected by both the pandemic and the tropical storms.

Emergency response to tropical storms during the COVID-19 pa…

Thematic Area: Operations and emergencies
Language: Spanish
Year:
2022

Reintegration on Wheels its a mobile unit that travels through different municipalities in El Salvador with information about the prevention of irregular migration, services for the reintegration of returned migrants, and psychosocial care, shared through interactive activities.

Reintegration on Wheels (Stage 1) An initiative for the prev…

Thematic Area: Migrant protection and assistance
Language: Spanish
Year:
2022