Colombo Process meeting concludes with far reaching decisions aimed at ensuring skilled and safe labour migration from AsiaFriday, 06 November 2015
Colombo, Sri Lanka – A two-day Senior Officials’ Meeting of the Colombo Process (CP) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 4-5 November 2015 has resulted in far reaching concrete decisions and recommendations aimed at advancing collective efforts for safe and skilled labour migration management by sending countries in Asia. These include the setting up of a Colombo Process Technical Support Unit (CP TSU) in Colombo, to provide support to all the CP countries in pursuing the goals and actions set in the current thematic priorities of the CP and any other areas that the CP would agree to in the future.
Hon. Thalatha Athukorala, Minister of Foreign Employment and Chair in Office of the Colombo Process, Mr. G.S. Withanage, Secretary of Minister of Foreign Employment, Distinguished representatives from Capitals of the Colombo Process (CP) Member States, and Colleagues from Geneva based Permanent Missions of the CP Member States Representatives from Swiss Development Cooperation, UAE and Nigeria, Representatives of IOM and other International Organizations, and civil society organizations Ladies & Gentlemen,