11 Sep 2020
Information Hubs on Migration: Mesoamerica and the Caribbean
This handbook is intended as an easily accessible guide for opening, maintaining and strengthening migration information centres. It is aimed at local government bodies, and non-State institutions and organizations wishing to serve as information hubs, in collaboration with IOM. It is hoped that this document will serve to provide community and institutional stakeholders with tools for the promotion of safe, orderly and regular migration.
- SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION HUBS ON
- 1.1 What are Information Hubs on Migration?
- 1.2 What do Information Hubs on Migration do?
- 1.3 Additional types of hubs
- 1.4 Information Hubs checklist
- SECTION 2. PROCEDURE FOR THE OPENING OF AN INFORMATION HUB ON MIGRATION
- 2.1 Identification of stakeholders in a given location
- 2.2 Work agreements
- 2.3 Establishment and preparation of a physical space for the hubs
- 2.4 Training and planning
- 2.5 Dissemination and outreach to the migrant population
- SECTION 3. FUNCTIONS OF THE HUBS
- 3.1 FUNCTION 1: Migration advice and referral to support services
- 3.2 FUNCTION 2: Collection of information
- 3.3 FUNCTION 3: Implementation of information and prevention activities
- 3.4 Build your own Information Hub on Migration model!
- 3.5 General recommendations for the hubs
- Annex 1: Interview Guidelines for the Identification of Vulnerable Profiles
- Annex 2: Safety and Relief: Psychological First Aid (PFA)
- Annex 3: Guidelines to fill out the Information Hubs form
- Annex 4: How can I make a communication strategy for my information hub?
- Annex 5: Community Migration Advisor Manual
- Annex 6: Brief glossary on migration