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Displacement and Protection Needs in Central America - Regional Highlights (October – November 2013)

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I. Workshop on New Trends of Forced Displacement and Protection Needs in Central America

A workshop on “New Trends of Displacement and Protection Needs in Central America” was held - from October 29 to November 1 - in San Salvador. This activity was co-organised by SICA and UNHCR with the support of the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Directorate General (ECHO) and Brookings Institution. Sessions were delivered by experts from SICA, Brookings Institution, IOM, and UNHCR

The training activity took place over four days and was attended by about 50 participants from State institutions and civil society organisations from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and Mexico, as well as by SICA, UN Agencies and other international organizations.