Policy and Practice Database

The Policy & Practice database provides a dynamic, solid and searchable tool that showcases a wide range of policies and practices shared throughout the GFMD process sine 2007.

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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

GCM National Implementation Plan, Portugal

Date Shared: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 09:52

Portugal was (one of) the first countries in the world to approve its National Plan to implement the Global Compact on Migration.

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").

International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database in ASEAN

Date Shared: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 16:25

The ILMS Database is the first of its kind in the region.

Ministry of Expatriate Welfare & Overseas Employment

Date Shared: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 18:15

The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare & Overseas Employment was established in 2001 by the Government of Bangladesh with the main objective to ensure the welfare of expatriate workers and enhance

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. 

Act 848 "Prohibition of Migrants Smuggling"

Date Shared: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 10:45

In 2012, Ghana adopted the Act 848 which amends the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573) to provide for the offence of migrant smuggling.

ProRecognition – Professional & Vocational Qualifications for Germany

Date Shared: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 16:30

The "ProRecognition" project, launched by the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) in autumn 2015 with funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF),

Circular Migration between Ghana and Italy

Date Shared: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 10:15

The Government of Ghana, with the support of IOM, the Netherlands and the UK, has a circular migration program to encourage Ghanaian professionals to return on an temporary basis to teach and provi

Developing a Diaspora Engagement Policy to Integrate the Diaspora into Ghana's National Development Agenda

Date Shared: Friday, October 9, 2015 - 15:45

The role of the Ghanaian Diaspora in national development has, in recent years, won unprecedented recognition from the government at the highest levels.

Diaspora For Development of Cape Verde (DIAS de Cabo Verde)

Date Shared: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 14:30

The Dias De Cabo Verde project (Diaspora for Development of Cape Verde), was initiated by the Cape Verdean Institute of Communities, with IOM as the main implementing partner.

Thailand Decent Work Country Programme

Date Shared: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 11:15

The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2019 - 2021 was developed through intensive consultations between the ILO and its national constituents.

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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").

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

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

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

The High Level Committee on the Indian Diaspora

Date Shared: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 17:30

The Indian government, tasked a High Level Committee on the Indian Diaspora to analyze the location, situation and potential development role of the estimated 20 million non-resident Indians (NRI's