Actions

Dominican Republic III: Communication and Migration

Key facts

Requesting authority: General Directorate of Migration, Ministry of Interior and Police
Experts involved: Spain and Argentina
Time Frame: May 2017-ongoing

Objective

Strengthen the capacities of the Dominican Republic authorities, especially the General Directorate of Migration, in raising awareness on the advantages of legal migration and regularisation of irregular migrants.

Activities

Activity 1: Consultative bilateral meetings and introductory knowledge exchange session on regularisation of irregular migrants and developing an awareness-raising strategy

Activity 2: 1st workshop on developing the awareness-raising strategy and campaign

Activity 3: 2nd workshop on developing the awareness-raising strategy and campaign

Activity 4: Training and conducting focus groups and interviews with potential target groups of the awareness-raising campaign

Activity 5: Remote support for the drafting of the communication strategy and awareness-raising campaign

Activity 6: Launch of the awareness-raising campaign

Results and outputs

Results

  • Enhanced knowledge and expertise of the Dominican Republic authorities to develop an awareness-raising strategy and campaign, and conduct focus group discussions 
  • Exchange of practice, experience and expertise through the peer-to-peer approach are promoted

Outputs

  • Development of an awareness-raising strategy and campaign on legal migration and regularisation of irregular migrants 
  • Launch of the campaign during a public event