The Ministry of Education along with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the ‘Migration Matters Creative Competition’ to raise awareness of the effects of Migration around the world, including Dominica.
The ‘Migration Matters Creative Competition’ includes three categories, targeting primary level students from 7-12 years old, and secondary school students.
Education Officer, Social Sciences, Meritta Hyacinth, has highlighted the categories of the competition.
Hyacinth says, students will vie for prizes of EC$500, as this competition further highlights the theme of migration, while allowing students to present their creativity.
Education Officer, Social Sciences, Meritta Hyacinth
Communications Assistant at IOM Dominica, Maxine Alleyne-Esprit stressed the importance of allowing young people to creatively explore and understand issues relating to migration.
She says, Migration is a source of prosperity, innovation and sustainable development in a globalized world. These positive impacts can be optimized by improving migration governance.
Communications Assistant at IOM Dominica, Maxine Alleyne-Esprit