Launch of Online Course ‘Counter Trafficking in Humanitarian Settings’

30 July 2020. San José, Costa Rica - Trafficking in persons is one of the most overlooked protection issues in emergency settings. It is often understood as a pre-existing issue that remains constant, regardless of outbreaks of conflict or natural disaster. However, disasters provide Read More

IOM Supports Countries of the Caribbean Improving the Governance of Labour Migration  

16-18 September 2019. Kingston, Jamaica. Labour migration has deep historical roots in the Caribbean region, and the number of migrants crossing borders in search of employment and Read More

IOM Steps Up Response in the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Devastation


Nassau – The International Organization for Read More

Grenada hosts the first regional dialogue on diaspora engagement in the Caribbean


5 September 2019. Grenada. This week (5-6/9), the Office of Diaspora Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Grenada, with the support of IOM, hosts a Read More

Caribbean countries, IOM and the PDD address climate change and human mobility challenges


Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – The growing frequency and intensity of tropical storms and other natural disasters have pushed Caribbean countries to Read More

Representatives of IOM and the CMC collaborated in the Symposium on Migration and Socioeconomic Development, Policy Challenges and Options for the three Dutch Caribbean countries

Willemstad, Curaçao. A Symposium on Migration and Socioeconomic Development, Policy Challenges and Options was hosted by the Social and Economic Councils of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten on May Read More

Empowering Communities, Strengthening Dominica’s Emergency Telecommunications Network

Dominica - Eighteen months have come and gone since the worst Hurricane in Dominica’s history. The island’s forests, reduced to piles of broken roots and bare branches, have since formed Read More

Saint Lucia Launches Anti-human Trafficking Hotline

Saint Lucia — Saint Lucia, with the cooperation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), has launched a hotline to combat human trafficking which has been described as a global problem. Read More