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DAY 1 - February 7th
 11:30 - 12:30
Día 1
Cocorí Room

8:00-11:00 CT

Welcoming and orientation

For your record we will be in the Cocorí Room


Equipo HIP

Principal Room

11:00-11:30 CT


Coming soon


Gracia Goya - HIP

 11:30 - 12:30
Principal Room

11:30-12:30 CT

Plenary: Civil society organizations as defenders of migrant justice: Repression. persecution & criminalization

We will analyze the impacts on people and organizations from different perspectives, and we will talk about the opportunities to continue exercising the right to defend rights.


1. Andrea Villaseñor - HIP
2. Brenda Ochoa - Centro de Derechos humanos Fray Matias de Cordoba/Colectivo de Monitoreo y Observación de Derechos Humanos en el Sureste Mexicano
3. Carolina Jimenez - WOLA
4. Karen Valladares - Cristosal Honduras
5. Melissa Zamora Monge - Seattle International Foundation

2:30 - 4:00
4:30 - 6:00
Room 1

16:30-18:00 CT

Progress & challenges in the protection of migrant youth & children in countries of origin, transit & destination

Girls, boys and adolescents are part of the migration in the region. Organizations have strategies to achieve comprehensive protection, in an adverse political context


1. Rodrigo Barraza - Global Fund for Children
2 Maru Cortázar - Appleseed México
3. Gladis Molina - The Young Center
4. Bertilio Amaya - Casa Alianza Honduras
5. Magdalena Silva Rentería - CAFEMIN

Room 2

16:30-18:00 CT

Climate change: a new factor of human mobility

We will approach different realities of communities that are disproportionately impacted and the opportunities between the climate justice and immigration movements.


1. Shawn Escoffery - Roy + Patricia Disney Family Foundation
2. Alida Vicenta - Alcaldía Indígena de Palín Escuintla Guatemala
3. Claudia Pineda, Secretariado Ejecutivo FIANHN
4. Luis Paiz, American Friends Service Committee Guatemala

6:00 a 7:30 
9:00 - 10:30 
DAY 2 - February 7
Día 2
11:00 - 12:30 
2:30 - 4:00 
4:30 - 6:00 
6:30 - 7:30 
Día 3
6:30 - 7:30 

We will be making two visits, each group will have a limit of 40 people. 

Visit #1

"La Carpio" Community

Community, the largest bi-national community (Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans) in the country, to have an encounter with the collectives and organizations that have a presence in the community, to listen to the difficulties and challenges they face, but in particular to learn about the self-management and development initiatives for this community that continues to be stigmatized but also recognized for its ability to search for collective alternatives.

Visit #2

"Río Azul"

Community, meeting with emerging movements led by people from Nicaragua, visiting various workspaces of the groups and specific spaces for dialogue and exchange of experiences. We will know the experiences of their struggles, their challenges, and their opportunities. Among the emerging movements are feminist collectives, women domestic workers, and the defense of LGTBIQ+ rights.

DAY 3 - February 8th

General information:

The planned time for the visit 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (departing and returning to the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel)

Includes transportation and lunch at the place of visit.

Registration: Register at the following link.

Comfortable cloth, sunblock, and water are recommended.

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