Colombo Process gathered to discuss Remittance issues and initiatives at the Fourth Meeting of Thematic Area Working Group on Remittances chaired by PakistanWednesday, 25 July 2018
Pakistan as the Chair of the Colombo Process Thematic Area Working Group (TAWG) on Remittances convened the Fourth Meeting of the TAWG on 25 July 2018 in Manila, Philippines.The meeting followed the Fourth Meeting of the TAWG on Pre-Departure Orientation and Empowerment (PDOE), which was hosted by the Philippines on the previous day, with the participation of the same representatives from all twelve Member States of the Colombo Process so as to build synergies between the two thematic areas.
Philippines hosted the Fourth Meeting of the Thematic Area Working Group on Pre-Departure Orientation and Empowerment in ManilaTuesday, 24 July 2018
Philippines as Chair of the Colombo Process Thematic Area Working Group (TAWG) on Pre-Departure Orientation and Empowerment (PDOE) hosted the Fourth Meeting of the TAWG on 24 July 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The meeting was convened back-to-back with the Fourth Meeting of the TAWG on Remittances recognizing the important linkages between the two thematic areas, particularly in relation to financial education for migrant workers.
Pakistan, as the Chair of Thematic Area Working Group on Remittances, took part in the panel discussion on Remittances as a lever for the SDGs at the Global Remittances ForumThursday, 10 May 2018
Pakistan, as the Chair of Colombo Process Thematic Area Working Group (TAWG) on Remittances, was invited as a guest speaker to the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) 2018, which was convened from 8 – 10 May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The forum was hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Bank Group.
Colombo Process Member States gathered to discuss good practices as well as possible obstacles to migrant workers’ access to Complaints MechanismsThursday, 15 March 2018
Enhancing migrant workers’ access to Complaints Mechanisms is an integral part of the Colombo Process’ efforts for promoting Ethical Recruitment. Complaints lodged by migrant workers enable the Member States to detect violation in the recruitment process and identify areas for improvement within their recruitment monitoring systems whilst facilitating the workers’ access to necessary support and remedies.
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.