Colombo Process Member States agreed on Action Points to take forward collectively to advance Regulatory Harmonization of Recruitment IntermediariesWednesday, 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.
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.