• 8 November, 2018 
  • 11 a.m. (AST)                                                                                                                                                   


IOM, under the PACTA project and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration; launched the Regional Report on Migration Governance in the Island States of the Commonwealth Caribbean. The report aims to help policymakers improve migration management practices in the Caribbean region and is to be used as a starting point for identifying opportunities to develop regional interventions tailored to the realities of each country and to build government capacities. 


Learn more about the methodology of this report, the highlights and main actionable recommendations for the region, which consists of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago; in a webinar with the researchers of this study where you can find a summary of: 


  • Needs identified by IOM.
  • Wide-ranging recommendations for change.                                           
  • Overview of migration trends in the Caribbean. 
  • Summaries of migration governance capacities, in regards to: Border security, counter-trafficking,
         emergency response, labour mobility, and more. 
  • Opportunities for regional development and cooperation.




Estela Aragón, Research Coordinator,              Alia El - Assar, Researcher (Consultant).
IOM Regional Office, San José. 



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