Programmes and Projects

The objectives and thematic priorities of the Colombo Process are pursued through country level initiatives as well as regional level Programmes and projects in partnership with various agencies - including IOM, ILO and development partners - and through collaborative actions with countries of destination. The following table introduces the key regional projects that are currently being implemented in pursuit of the CP thematic priorities:

Strengthening Labour Migration Governance through Regional Cooperation in Colombo Process Countries

Duration :Jun 2015 – May 2019

Implemented by :IOM

Envisioned as 4-year project, the IOM regional project on ‘Strengthening Labour Migration Governance through Regional Cooperation in Colombo Process Countries’ aims to support the Colombo Process (CP) to fully deliver its objectives ....

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The Pilot Project on Skill Development, Certification, Upgrading and Recognition

Implemented by :Ministry of Labour, UAE

This pilot project, the initiative of the UAE Ministry of Labour, is based on the premise that skills development, certification and recognition of migrant workers coordinated between the countries of destination (COD) and the countries of origin...

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Upcoming Meetings...

  • Sixth Meeting of the TAWG on Fostering Ethical Recruitment - 30 October 2018 (Online)

  • Fifth Senior Officials' Meeting and Sixth Ministerial Consultation, Kathmandu, Nepal - 15 - 16 November 2018

  • Colombo Process Consultations for Labour Attachés, Bangkok, Thailand - 3 - 4 December 2018