Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The Colombo Process recognizes that ensuring safe and transparent recruitment remains one of the challenges within overseas employment from the Colombo Process countries and strives to address the challenges through harmonizing policies and regulations throughout the Member States and enhanced cooperation with countries of destination and various key stakeholders.


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Wednesday, 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.


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Monday, 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.


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Monday, 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.


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Friday, 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.


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