PA'LANTE: A Comprehensive Approach to Achieve Socio-economic, Cultural and Urban Integration of Migrant and Refugee Families in Barranquilla

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Barranquilla commits to implement the PA'LANTE project from June 2023-December 2024 to support 500 migrant and refugee families with a comprehensive service approach to support their socioeconomic, cultural, and urban integration.

The Language Services Collaborative Initiative of Salt Lake County: A Pathway to Ensure Equitable Access to Services for All Residents

Salt Lake County commits to enhance access to services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Residents through a ‘Language Services Collaborative Initiative’.
The Utah Department of Health has shown that the estimated population of LEP Residents within the county exceeds 200.000, of which 33% state that they speak English less than “very well.” This lack of English proficiency puts these residents at risk to be underserved by county services.

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Study on best practices in irregular migration awareness-raising campaigns

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DG HOME commissioned a study to Ecorys to assess the validity of communication campaigns as an effective tool for migration management. The study presents best practices from 20 existing campaigns, and seeks to highlight ways to improve the quality and effectiveness of future campaigns. The final report presents the cumulative results of the two phases of this study. First, the report presents key findings on research and design, delivery and working methods, and monitoring and evaluation methods. Second, the key findings are followed by recommendations.

ë#AQUIESTOY (I'm here)

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Ecuador, supported by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), formally adopted the #AQUIESTOY (I'm here) campaign on 11 April, which aims to raise public awareness of human trafficking and to promote a 1-800 number to report suspected trafficking cases.

Area of Early Detection of Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants

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Created by Provision of the National Directorate of Migrations N° 3154/2020, the Area of Early Detection of Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants is in charge of identifying, and referring potential victims of family and sexual violence; holding meetings with the official agencies responsible for combating trafficking and smuggling of migrants, particularly with national, provincial and municipal security forces, in order to establish joint intervention strategies; capitalising on the experience gained by the personnel working in the agency in relation to existing resources; and promo

National Referral Mechanism for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (NRM)

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The National Referral Mechanism (NRM) is a process set up to identify, support, and follow up on victims and potential victims of trafficking, and any vulnerable individuals. It is a collaborative framework through which stakeholders fulfill their obligations to protect and promote the human rights of the trafficked -or vulnerable- individual in a timely manner, while coordinating all the efforts in a strategic national partnership. The system launched in 2016, and was fully digitalized in 2018, which operates according to a unified electronic system, linking the concerned authorities.

Labor Registration Program

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority launched the Labour Registration Program, in partnership with the private sector through Labour Registration Centres with the aim of providing a safe and balanced-work environment that preserves the rights of all parties and the society, enhancing the efforts to eliminate irregular workers and linking work permits to vocational standards and qualifications.

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