Friday, 04 August 2017

The 9th Ambassadorial-Level Meeting of the Geneva-based Colombo Process representatives took place on 4 August 2017 at IOM Headquarters. This was the first official meeting convened by the Government of Nepal as the new Chair of the Colombo Process. 


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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Colombo Process under the leadership of the Chair of the Thematic Area Working Group (TAWG) on Remittances, Pakistan, has submitted a statement to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) Thematic Session 4 “Contributions of migrants and diasporas to all dimensions of sustainable development, including remittances and portability of earned benefits”.


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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Fostering ethical recruitment is one of the thematic areas of the Colombo Process, and the Member States particularly recognize the importance of harmonizing policies and regulations in line with international standards.


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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

On 29 March 2017, Nepal succeeded Sri Lanka as Chair of the Colombo Process (CP) at a ceremony at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Headquarters in Geneva. The Government of Sri Lanka was represented by Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka in Geneva, while Nepal was represented by Ambassador Deepak Dhital, the Permanent Representative of Nepal. 


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Saturday, 18 February 2017


The Fourth Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) and the Fifth Ministerial Consultation of the Colombo Process (CP) were convened on 24 - 25 August 2016. Preceded by the Fourth SOM where thematic discussions took place, the Fifth Ministerial Consultation was the culmination of the last three years of Sri Lanka’s second term as Chair of the CP.


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