PARE 1+1 Programme for Attracting Remittances into the Economy

Submitted by Ms. Charlotte … on

The PARE 1+1 Programme for Attracting  Remittances into the Economy, launched in 2010, offers funding to complement migrants’ financial resources and provides entrepreneurial training to migrants and their relatives for business development. The Programme also provides beneficiaries with information on the existing business opportunities. For this purpose, diaspora networks act as important information dissemination channels thus raising awareness on available investment opportunities in Moldova.


6th Five Year Plan (2011-15) for development, Bangladesh

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

In view of the developmental impact of migration, Bangladesh has declared migration as a major thrust sector in Bangladesh, and as such migration has found extensive place throughout the Sixth "Five Year Plan" of Bangladesh which operates from 2011-2015. Major actions have also been initiated on migration governance. These include activities in legislative, policy, and institutional areas.

Employment Permit System (EPS) and bilateral arrangements

Submitted by system admin on

The Republic of Korea introduced the Employment Permit System (EPS) in 2004, which recognized the need for low-skilled workers by Korean enterprises (particularly of small and medium sizes) in construction, manufacturing, agriculture and services, and introduced a government–to-government labour recruitment programme based on mandatory MOUs with 15 countries in Asia. A major achievement is the reduction in the average cost paid by a worker from US$3,509 under the trainee system in 2002 to US$927 under the EPS system in 2011.

7th Five Year Plan (2016-2020)

Submitted by Ms. Laurence BRON on

The Government of Bangladesh approved 7th Five Year Plan (2016-2021) in October 2015 aiming to empower people by creating employment and skill development opportunities, supplying credit for SME development and many other ways for people to be more productive. Along with growth, the 7th Plan will emphasize social protection, urban transition and a sustainable development pathway resilient to disaster and climate change.

Civil Society "Stockholm Agenda" on migrant and migration-related goals and targets

Submitted by Ms. Laurence BRON on

On June 19, 2014 a civil society agenda on the inclusion of migrants and migration in the post-2015 development framework was launched by the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) in partnership with civil society networks Global Coalition on Migration, NGO Committee on Migration New York, and MADE, with the endorsement of over 100 additional organizations.

OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)

Submitted by Mr. Dário Muhamudo on

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a programme of assessment and analysis of adult skills. The major survey conducted as part of PIAAC is the Survey of Adult Skills. The Survey measures adults’ proficiency in key information-processing skills - literacy, numeracy and problem solving - and gathers information and data on how adults use their skills at home, at work and in the wider community.

Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN), Georgia

Submitted by Mr. Dário Muhamudo on

The Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN) program is managed by IOM and the Georgian State Ministry of Diaspora Issues. It allows for the temporary return of Georgian nationals to Georgia in order to transfer their skills to their hosts organizations.

Georgia has been engaged in TRQN programmes for some time. It has a large and wellresourced IOM office, which is both very supportive and very strategic. Unlike many  other countries, it has an active State Minister’s office for Diaspora Issues and a task

Mauritius Occupation Permit

Submitted by Mr. Dário Muhamudo on

The Occupation Permit (OP) is a combined work and residence permit which allows foreign nationals to work and reside in Mauritius under the following 3 specific categories(Investor, Professional & Self-Employed).

With this facility, if private sector needs are not met, the Government can issue Occupation Permits allowing a company to meet their needs abroad. This facility also covers foreign investors.

Dual Training and University Placement Program

Submitted by Mr. Dário Muhamudo on

The Dual Training and University Program is based on the active cooperation of the Private Sector and the universities in Mauritius. In this collaboration, the university and private sector representatives sit together and assess the future job needs. This close collaboration allows for gradutes to have higher possibilities of finding a job after finishing university.

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