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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Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund

Date Shared: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:20

The government of Ethiopia has recently launched the Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF). www.ethiopiatrustfund.org

Free transportation for refugees

Date Shared: Friday, October 11, 2019 - 16:27

The city of Atlanta in the USA has undertaken to provide free transportation to refugees for their legal and medical appointments.

The Recognised Seasonal Employers Scheme (RSE)

Date Shared: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 08:10

In 2007, New Zealand introduced the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) Scheme to fill seasonal labour shortages in the horticulture and viticulture industries.

The Nansen Initiative

Date Shared: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 09:15

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").

Humanitarian visas for Haitians

Date Shared: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 17:08

The Brazil Visa Application Centre (BVAC) is a centre in Port-au-Prince exclusively dedicated to Haitian citizens applying for special humanitarian permanent visas (VIPER), which aims to en

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

Directo a México

Date Shared: Friday, December 27, 2013 - 16:15

The "Directo a México" program enables remitters to send money from a bank account in the USA to any bank account in Mexico, offering a safer, cheaper and more efficient remittance channel than tra

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Bilateral Agreement between Nepal and Malaysia on the Recruitment, Employment, and Repatriation of Workers

Date Shared: Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:25

In October 2018, Nepal signed a labour agreement with Malaysia, the preferred job destination for Nepali migrant workers.

Free Movement in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Date Shared: Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:15

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975.

Migrant Resource Centers (MRC's) in Nepal

Date Shared: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 15:45

The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), has established (with the support of IOM) a Migrant Resource Center in Kathmandu which provides correct and reliable information on overseas migration

Tulay or Bridge Program

Date Shared: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 10:15

The unlimited potential program for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is a public private partnership between the government of the Philippines and Microsoft (as part of the Microsoft Unlim

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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.

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. 

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.

Pre Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS)

Date Shared: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 13:30

PEOS stands for Pre Employment Orientation Seminar. It is a general public information advocacy campaign that seeks to inform people about the realities of migration abroad.

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

NELEX Nigeria

Date Shared: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 09:45

National Electronic Labour Exchange (NELEX) project is an innovative platform which is designed to evolve a database of employable Labour in the Country so as to facilitate the job exchange functio

Alert level classification system

Date Shared: Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:00

The Philippines Alert level classification system essentially classifies the degree of threat and of immediate danger that the migrant worker is facing.

World Employment Confederation (formerly CIETT)

Date Shared: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 19:15

In 2006 CIETT endorsed its Code of Conduct of the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies.

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

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).