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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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).


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Friday, 04 August 2017

The 9th Ambassadorial-Level Meeting of the Geneva-based Colombo Process representatives took place on 4 August 2017 at IOM Headquarters. This was the first official meeting convened by the Government of Nepal as the new Chair of the Colombo Process. 


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