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Myanmar I: Practical Handbook on the Management of Labour Migration

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security
Experts involved: Italy, Philippines, Romania, private consultants (Portugal, Singapore)
Time Frame: January 2014-August 2016

Objective

Support the efforts of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MLESS) of Myanmar to enhance the management of Labour Migration through a rights-based approach. 

Activities

Activity 1: Fact-finding mission

Activity 2: Session on the awareness-raising campaigns cycle within the context of Labour Migration (and its various phases: pre-departure, departure, and return)

Activity 3: Session on developing a concrete awareness-raising campaign strategy

Activity 4: Session on developing a Practical Handbook on the Management of Labour Migration in Myanmar for the staff of MLESS at central and local levels

Activity 5: Developing a Practical Handbook on the Management of Labour Migration in Myanmar for the staff of MLESS at central and local levels

Activity 6-7: Two sessions of training of trainers for central and local staff (policy making and operational levels) on managing labour migration

Results and outputs

  • The capabilities and skills of MLESS staff to develop and carry out information campaigns on specific aspects of Labour Migration, and to provide services to migrant workers are strengthened; 
  • The Handbook on Management of Labour Migration represents a sustainable tool for MLESS in terms of policy making, legislation review, institutional capacity building and protection of migrants; and
  • Application of the Handbook on a large scale by delivering training to various categories of officials both locally and centrally.
Located in: Labour migration
 

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