Tag Archives: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

MIGRATION: Guyana’s oil boom leads to highest incoming traffic in Caribbean – IOM Study

…  as US State Dept. predicts 160,000 jobs in coming years

Sep 28, 2021 – Kaieteur News –  Between 2013 and 2018, travellers from the Caribbean were recorded as having the highest increase in migration to Guyana when compared to those from Venezuela, Europe, and the United States of America (USA).

The Panel discussion on the Guyana Labour Study: (from left) IOM Specialist, Michela Macchiavello, Minister of Labour, Joseph Hamilton, Private Sector Commission Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Capital, Jairam Petam, Facilitator and IOM Programme Support Officer for the Caribbean, Brendan Tarnay, and (on screen) International Labour Organisation Specialist, Francesco Carella.

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Study            Continue reading

UN: Plan Launched to Support Millions of Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants

CARACAS, Venezuela, Tuesday November 19, 2019 – A US$1.35 billion appeal has been launched to meet the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean and to support the communities hosting them.

The ongoing political and economic crisis in the South American country has forced more than 4.6 million citizens to flee, nearly 80 per cent of whom are sheltering in the region.

If current trends continue, numbers could reach 6.5 million by next year, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which launched the plan.          Continue reading

Guyanese Diaspora Organization Partners with International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Guyanese Diaspora Organization Enters Historic Partnership with International Organization for Migration (IOM). 

  • United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network
  • 235 Apollo Beach Blvd #129
  • Apollo Beach Florida 33572-22571

Apollo Beach, FL-The United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network Corp (UGDGN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mobilize the Guyanese diaspora for the development of Guyana. The UGDGN Corp and IOM will act in close collaboration and hold consultations on all matters to jointly implement projects that are of common interest.     Continue reading

Toronto: Consultative Meeting on Guyana’s Draft Diaspora Engagement Strategy – September 27, 2017

Consultative Meeting on Guyana’s Draft Diaspora Engagement
Strategy – September 27, 2017  – Toronto. Canada.

 

 

 

 

The Consulate General of Guyana in Toronto wishes to hereby invite you to a Consultative Meeting on Guyana’s Draft Diaspora Engagement Strategy on Wednesday 27 September 2017. The event will be held in the Winter Room of the Centennial College Event Centre, located at 937 Progress Avenue, Toronto, ON., M1G 3T8 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guyana, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is currently working to finalise Guyana’s Diaspora Engagement Strategy, which is aimed primarily at developing a sustainable and enhanced relationship between the Government of Guyana and the Diaspora.     Continue reading

Guyanese Online Blog and Newsletter – featured in Stabroek News

The Guyanese Online Blog and Newsletter

 By Stabroek staff On January 7, 2013- In In The Diaspora | 

By Cyril Bryan

A graduate of Central High School and Pupil Teacher at Lusignan School from 1955-1960, Cyril Bryan migrated to Canada in 1966, where he attended York University to study Economics. He is currently a management consultant focused on computer technologies.

20130107diasporaIn last week’s “In the Diaspora” tribute to Randall Mohan Butisingh, who passed away in Florida just a week after he celebrated his 100th birthday with loved ones, I was quoted as saying: “When Randall Mohan Butisingh stopped blogging he suggested that I begin my own blog.  I decided to start the Guyanese Online Blog and newsletter in March 2010. It may not be in existence today had I not first had the experience of helping Mr. Butisingh with his blog.  He inspired me to do Guyanese Online without the thought of compensation for my work. He said, if it serves a purpose then it would be successful.”   Continue reading

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