PA'LANTE: A Comprehensive Approach to Achieve Socio-economic, Cultural and Urban Integration of Migrant and Refugee Families in Barranquilla

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Barranquilla commits to implement the PA'LANTE project from June 2023-December 2024 to support 500 migrant and refugee families with a comprehensive service approach to support their socioeconomic, cultural, and urban integration.

The Language Services Collaborative Initiative of Salt Lake County: A Pathway to Ensure Equitable Access to Services for All Residents

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Salt Lake County commits to enhance access to services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Residents through a ‘Language Services Collaborative Initiative’.
The Utah Department of Health has shown that the estimated population of LEP Residents within the county exceeds 200.000, of which 33% state that they speak English less than “very well.” This lack of English proficiency puts these residents at risk to be underserved by county services.

Making Migration Work for Sustainable Development (M4SD) – IOM-UNDP joint global programme

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The M4SD Programme (2019-2023) aimed to harness the development benefits and reduce the negative effects of migration for host and home communities, migrants, and their family members. A key component of this Programme was to showcase how inclusive policies can be implemented locally and how the results contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Promotion of Decent Work Opportunities for the Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable Segments of Society

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Decent Work is a measure to reduce poverty and inequalities in the society. This project proposed three distinct sets of interventions to promote decent work opportunities in Pakistan for vulnerable groups including Child and Bonded Labourers in Brick Kiln Sector, Social Protection; and engaging Pakistani diaspora in Italy.

Whole-of-government approach in Serbia

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In Serbia,  the national and local governments are working together and across several policy areas including youth, migration, employment and education sectors. The National Employment Strategy, Economic Migration Strategy, National Youth Strategy and National Youth Law all include mobility considerations and aim to provide opportunities for youth at home and abroad.

African Union Guidelines on Developing Bilateral labour Agreements

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A key concern requiring attention by the African Union and a common approach across the AU membership is promoting rights-based bilateral labour agreements (BLAs) and other bilateral labour migration arrangements (BLMAs) that ensure protection and decent work for all Africans. The AU  developed guidelines that will assist the Member States and the RECs in concluding appropriate
BLAs.

Extending social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families

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In response to increasing concern for migrant workersí social protection rights, this Guide seeks to provide policymakers and practitioners with an overview of the legal framework and policy options relating to migrantsí and refugeesí access to social protection.
It also offers practical guidance based on country and regional practices that may inspire countries when engaging in legal reforms, negotiating social security agreements and designing social protection schemes.

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