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XXV Regional Conference on Migration

Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San Jose - Virtual Sessions
Place: 
Online Sessions
Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020
About the event: 

 

The XXV Regional Conference on Migration comprises the following meetings:

  • December 1: Meetings of the Working Groups
  • December 2: Meeting of the Regional Consultation Group on Migration (RCGM)
  • December 3 - 4: XXV Vice-Ministerial Meeting

 

Coordinating institution: 
General Directorate of Migration and Foreigners
Email: 
crmst@iom.int

II Regional Congress on Women in Migration Contexts: “Women in Migration: Gender, Human Rights and Empowerment. Challenges and Perspectives”

Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San José
Place: 
Hotel Best Western Plus Irazu
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019
About the event: 

Objective 

To identify the main regional challenges, obstacles and opportunities regarding migrant women, with a focus on gender, human rights and empowerment.

Methodology 

A participatory methodology will be used during the development of the Congress, encouraging the participants’ contributions. The agenda will be distributed in plenary sessions, panels of experts, colloquiums and working groups, on different thematic areas (gender, human rights and empowerment), as described below:

  • Panels:  Consist of a dialogue with experts from Member Countries and organizations to address specific topics, highlighting different faces of women in migration.   
  • Colloquiums: Is an activity to share the efforts made by the governments of the RCM Member Countries, observer organizations and civil society to implement the Guidelines on the Assistance and Protection of Women in Context of Migration.
  • Working groups: A space of discussion to identify and focus on public policies and concrete actions, at the regional and national level, related to the implementation of the Guidelines.

Participants 

The participation of 3 officials from each of the Member Countries, with the following profile, is expected:

  1. National mechanism for the advancement of women (national women institutes) 
  2. Migration Directorates
  3. Ministries of Foreign Affairs

In addition, members of the Regional Network for Civil Organizations on Migration (RNCOM) and RCM Observer Organizations are kindly invited to attend this event.

Coordinating institution: 
Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería
Email: 
mvictors@migracion.go.cr

II Migration Health Workshop

Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San José
Place: 
Park Inn Hotel
Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Thursday, March 7, 2019
About the event: 

Policy and program specialists from government agencies, civil society and international organizations focused on migration health will exchange information on policies, programs, best practices and lessons learned.

Coordinating institution: 
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Email: 
Juan-Pedro.Unger@cic.gc.ca
Phone: 
613-437-6990

Workshop on the Development of a Regional Mechanism for Information exchange during the search of Missing Migrants

Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San José
Place: 
Hotel Tryp Sabana
Date: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Wednesday, September 26, 2018
About the event: 

The workshop will have dynamics for leveling expectations as well as informative presentations on the problem of missing persons in the context of migration, and on the role of the consular networks. It is expected to level the information of the participants about the problem and the topics that will be discussed.

Coordinating institution: 
ICRC
Email: 
obushespinosa@icrc.org
Phone: 
+5255 25812110

Development of a Counter-Smuggling Workplan

Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San José
Place: 
Hotel Barceló San José Palacio
Date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 to Wednesday, March 14, 2018
About the event: 

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

  • The workshop will be designed to contribute to the development of the Counter-Smuggling Work Plan of the Liaison Officer Network to Combat Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking, of the Regional Conference on Migration, with the aim of promoting medium- and long-term strategic policies and actions at the regional level.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

During the workshop, input is expected to be generated by the RCM Member Countries under the following specific objectives:

  • To have a counter-smuggling regional planning tool in place, with a comprehensive approach;
  • To strengthen regional coordination and follow-up on actions and policies developed on this matter;
  • To offer regional common goals in terms of preventing and combating migrant smuggling, including protection of the most vulnerable migrants, in accordance with the Guidelines established by the RCM (http://www.programamesoamerica.iom.int/sites/default/files/LINEAMIENTOS%20ingles.pdf);
  • To enable the development of more standardized operating procedures in the different countries in the region;
  • To promote collaboration and complementariness with other regional spaces addressing the topic to a certain extent (for example, the Regional Coalition Against Trafficking in Persons and Migrant Smuggling; the Commission of Police Chiefs and Directors for Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia; the Ad Hoc Working Group on Extraregional Migrants (RCM), etc.).
Coordinating institution: 
IOM / RCM Technical Secretariat
Email: 
abonnie@iom.int
Phone: 
+506 2212-5304

Training Workshop on Displacement in the Context of Disasters, Migration and Climate Change

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Country: 

Costa Rica

English
City: 
San José
Place: 
To be determined
Date: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 to Wednesday, August 9, 2017
About the event: 

This workshop was designed jointly and thanks to the collaboration of the Technical Secretariat of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD), the Regional Office for Central America, North America and the Caribbean of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Environment, Climate Change and Migration Division (MECC) of the same organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Coordinating institution: 
RCM Technical Secretariat
Email: 
crmst@iom.int
Phone: 
+506 2212-5327

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