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National Labour Migration Policy

Sri Lanka
2030 Agenda migration-relevant and related target Labels: 
Subgoal 10.7 on safe, orderly and regular migration
GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
International cooperation and governance of migration
Mainstreaming Migration into Development Planning

The National Labour Migration Policy in Sri Lanka was adopted in 2009. It focusses on three main segments: Governance of migration, protection of the rights of migrants workers and migration and development. This national policy draws on the ILO multilateral framework and development through the border consultation of the key stakeholders. Implementation of the policy is monitored by the national labour migration advisory council consistent with the procedures of key stakeholders in the migration sector, and chaired by the Minister in charge.

GFMD Source: 

2016 GFMD Summit -  RT 2.2 Protecting Migrants in All Situations