Facilitating Dual Nationality, Preventing Statelessness, and Promoting Inclusion for Foreign-Born Children and their Families in the State of Tlaxcala

The State of Tlaxcala commits to ensure effective access to the right to identify for individuals born abroad through the elimination of the requirement to present an apostilled foreign birth certificate in order to obtain dual nationality.

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Strengthening Maipú’s Governance Capacity to Promote Social Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees

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Maipú Municipality commits to strengthen its local capacity to govern migration and forced displacement in a way that promotes social inclusion and peaceful coexistence between migrant and refugee families and other members of the community.

Pledge of the City of Zürich to the European Pillar of Social Rights: Ensuring access to municipal services for all

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The City of Zürich commits to improve access to all its municipal services with a special focus on vulnerable groups. Limited access can affect people with disabilities, older people, people experiencing poverty, refugees or migrants, for example. Among those, migrants with irregular status are particularly vulnerable. In this vein, Zurich commits to:

Laguna Province Establishes a One Stop Migration Resource Center

Laguna Province establishes a “One Stop Migration Resource Center”, which serves as the hub for information and support to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families.

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Ecuador Organic Law on Human Mobility

In Ecuador, the Organic Law on Human Mobility (LOMH) (2017) ensures the rights of people in situations of human mobility in Ecuador and of the diaspora, with clarified definitions, improved institutional coherence including between sub-national and national levels of governance and increased protection people in vulnerable situations. It also builds the competencies of provinces and cities to create more inclusive cities where the rights of all people on the move are protected.

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National Strategy on Internal Displacement Management

This strategy has been developed with a view to managing climate-induced internal displacement (CIID) in a comprehensive and rights-based manner. It is part of the action plan for the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) to implement the Sendai Framework. This  comprenhensive approach to displacement would ensure sustainable outcomes as it is in line with the GoB’s Social Development Framework (SDF) and other national and international DRR, CCA policy frameworks. Most importantly, the GoB is committed to implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).


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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.

Bilateral Labor Agreements between the Philippines and Germany

The governments of the Republic of the Philippines and the Federal Republic of Germany signed two new labor agreements to enhance partnerships for the deployment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the healthcare industry and other professional services.

It ensures equality of treatment and social protection for migrant workers. The BLA also applies social dialogue by ensuring that inclusion of trade unions from both the countries of origin and destination (PSLINK/Philippines and Ver.di/Germany) in the oversight committee.

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National Diaspora Policy

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In April 2018, GoL requested the IOM to support its initiative to engage with the Basotho Diaspora, via the Diaspora outreach forums in South Africa, paving the way to the development of the National Diaspora Policy for Lesotho.

The broader migration and development efforts in Lesotho have been led by a multi-stakeholder consultative framework, the National Consultative Committee on Migration (NCC), which has supported the development process of National Migration and Development Policies and other initiatives, including the following:

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