Grantee Profile

Instituto de Estudios y Divulgacion Sobre Migracion

Grants to Instituto de Estudios y Divulgacion Sobre Migracion

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Instituto de Estudios y Divulgación sobre Migración (INEDIM), a non-profit organization located in Mexico City, will conduct research and policy analysis on temporary labor migration and recruitment in Central America and Mexico with the objectives to: 1) identify a set of international benchmarks and standards on recruitment; 2) assess national capacities in the region for implementing these standards; 3) develop a plan of action for their implementation, including mechanisms and indicators to monitor states' compliance with these standards; and 4) negotiate their progressive adoption by governments in the region, working with the International Labor Organization and regional labor migration bodies.

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To study and assess recruitment mechanisms and access to social protection benefits for temporary migrant workers in the US, Canada, Mexico and Central America (over 21 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Instituto de Estudios y Divulgacion Sobre Migracion $675,000 between 2003 and 2014.

Related News

See All

Preventing Fraud in Migrant Worker Recruitment

In response to high levels of fraud and abuse by recruiters of migrant workers seeking employment in the U.S., four MacArthur grantees launched a campaign to support workers in Mexico. More

Assessing Migrant Recruitment and Contracting Abuses

Despite international standards to protect migrant workers, their labor rights are frequently abused, especially if they have immigrated in an irregular fashion. More