Colombo Process convened the first joint Thematic Area Working Group meeting on Skills and Qualification Recognition and Labour Market AnalysisWednesday, 24 January 2018
Sri Lanka as the Chair of the Colombo Process Thematic Area Working Group (TAWG) on Skills and Qualification Recognition and Thailand as the Chair of the TAWG on Labour Market Analysis co-hosted a joint TAWG meeting on 23-24 January 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Nepal, as the Chair of the Colombo Process, delivered a statement at the Global Compact for Migration Preparatory (stocktaking) MeetingMonday, 04 December 2017
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 4 December 2017: The stocktaking phase of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is currently taking place from 4-6 December 2017 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Presentation at the High-level Panel: Towards the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular MigrationMonday, 06 November 2017
The Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was held on 6 – 8 November 2017 in Bangkok. The meeting aimed at identifying key migration issues, challenges and priorities for the Asia-Pacific region and to provide forum to share on existing national, bilateral, sub-regional and regional arrangements to ensure safe, orderly and regular migration and to come up with regional input to the stocktaking meeting which will be held in Mexico in December 2017.
The Colombo Process reiterated their recommendations for the promotion of safe, orderly and regular labour mobility at the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration Thematic Session 6 in GenevaFriday, 13 October 2017
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) Thematic Session 6, which focused on “Irregular migration and regular pathways, including decent work, labour mobility, recognition of skills and qualifications and other relevant measures”, was marked by four complementary statements delivered by Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines and Sri Lanka, representing the Colombo Process Member States.
Colombo Process Member States Consultation on Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM)Thursday, 14 September 2017
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which was adopted by Member States of the UN on 19 September 2016, initiated a process of intergovernmental consultations and negotiations to develop a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).