Policy and Practice Database

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Mobilizing diaspora women for development and women empowerment

Date Shared: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:15

Eritrean women, including those still in immigration processes and abroad are invited and welcomed to join Eritrean diaspora organizations, such as women associations.

Philippines Development Plan 2017- 2022

Date Shared: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:15

The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 is the first medium-term plan to be anchored on a national long-term vision, or AmBisyon Natin 2040, which represents the collective vision a

Philippine Medium Term Development Plan (2004 - 2010)

Date Shared: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 14:15

The basic task of the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP), 2004-2010 was  to fight poverty by building prosperity for the greatest number of the Filipino people. 

Migration for Employment Recommendation (Revised), 1949 (No. 86)

Date Shared: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 14:46

This Recommendation supplements the Migration for Employment Convention (Revised 1949), No.97 by including provisions for migrants who are refugees and displaced persons.

Israel Brain Gain Program

Date Shared: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 17:00

The Israel Brain Gain program was created to assist Israeli scholars considering returning to Israel.

EU Employer Sanctions Directive

Date Shared: Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00

The Employer Sanctions Directive sets out rules to target employers who employ irregular migrants.

ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS)

Date Shared: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:05

The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) was signed on 15 December 1995 by the ASEAN Economic Ministers, allowing for Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) in various professions and an agree

Ethiopian Origin ID Card (The Yellow Card)

Date Shared: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 18:00

The Ethiopian constitution does not allow for dual citizenship. However, members of the diaspora can apply for an Ethiopian Origin ID Card (commonly called the "Yellow card").

Law on Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers

Date Shared: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:48

In 2017, Indonesia enacted a new Law on the protection of Indonesian migrant workers  (Law No 18/2017).

National Remittance Plan (Philippines)

Date Shared: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 16:03

The Philippine Development Plan (2011–2016) explicitly noted the need to promote financial inclusion and facilitate remittances domestically and from abroad. 

Nepal Bilateral Agreements in the area of Labour Migration

Date Shared: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 12:30

The Government of Nepal has signed bilateral labour agreements with five major destination countries, namely the Kingdom of Bahrain (April 29, 2008), the State of Qatar (April 21, 2005), the United

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Philippines Development Plan 2017- 2022

Date Shared: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:15

The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 is the first medium-term plan to be anchored on a national long-term vision, or AmBisyon Natin 2040, which represents the collective vision a

Ethiopian Origin ID Card (The Yellow Card)

Date Shared: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 18:00

The Ethiopian constitution does not allow for dual citizenship. However, members of the diaspora can apply for an Ethiopian Origin ID Card (commonly called the "Yellow card").

Tanzania's Employment Service Agency (TaESA)

Date Shared: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 16:15

The Tanzania's Employment Service Agency (TaESA) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Minimum monthly wage of a Nepali overseas- worker

Date Shared: Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:29

The government of Nepal is revising the minimum wage set for workers in the country.

Philippine Medium Term Development Plan (2004 - 2010)

Date Shared: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 14:15

The basic task of the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP), 2004-2010 was  to fight poverty by building prosperity for the greatest number of the Filipino people. 

ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS)

Date Shared: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:05

The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) was signed on 15 December 1995 by the ASEAN Economic Ministers, allowing for Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) in various professions and an agree

Law on Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers

Date Shared: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:48

In 2017, Indonesia enacted a new Law on the protection of Indonesian migrant workers  (Law No 18/2017).

Nepal Bilateral Agreements in the area of Labour Migration

Date Shared: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 12:30

The Government of Nepal has signed bilateral labour agreements with five major destination countries, namely the Kingdom of Bahrain (April 29, 2008), the State of Qatar (April 21, 2005), the United

Examples of good practices on regional mobility cooperation - Mauritius

Date Shared: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:15
  • Labour migration and mobility 

Joint and solidary liability between recruitment agencies and employers

Date Shared: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 18:08

Access to justice is one of the principal challenges faced by migrant workers.

ODL - Occupations in Demand List (Rwanda)

Date Shared: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 11:00

The ODL -  Occupations on Demand List was published in March 2013, with the goal of helping the government in recruiting qualified teachers, nurses and medical doctors as well as to attract investo

The Rabat Process – Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and Development

Date Shared: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:13

The Rabat Process is a migration dialogue that was founded in July 2006 in Rabat to bring together African and European countries to discuss and develop pragmatic and balanced approaches to dealing