Regional consultative process on overseas employment and contractual labor for countries of origin in Asia

Colombo process at a glance

The Colombo Process is a Regional Consultative Process (RCP) on the management of overseas employment and contractual labor for countries of origin in Asia.

Background

During the last decade, labour migration flows from South and South-Central Asia have become an increasingly...More

Upcoming Colombo Process Meetings

2nd Senior Officials' Meeting, (Dates and Venue, tbc)

3rd Senior Officials' Meeting, November 2014, (Dates and Venue, tbc)

Colombo Process Ministerial Meeting, first half of 2015 (Dates and Venue, tbc)



Welcome to the Colombo Process

The Colombo Process is a Regional Consultative Process on the management of overseas employment and contractual labour for countries of origins in Asia. According to best estimates, over 2.5 million Asian workers leave their countries every year under contract to work abroad. A large proportion of workers from South and Southeast Asia head for the Gulf States to perform various types of service, trade and construction jobs, while others move to North America, Europe and Asian countries...More

 

 

 

Sri Lanka assumes leadership of the Colombo Process

The Chairmanship of the Colombo Process was transferred from the Government of Bangladesh to the Government of Sri Lanka during a meeting held at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Geneva on 21 October 2013....Read More

 



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