Experts involved: Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Philippines, academiathe Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia), private consultants (Italy, the Philippines)
Time Frame: December 2010-December 2012
To promote an inter-governmental, results-oriented regional dialogue, to support the ongoing regional cooperation framework on mobility and migration issues, and to further the protection and promotion of rights of migrants in the region.
Activity 1: Regional Conference “Migration and Development: Taking Stock of the Situation in Southeast Asian Countries” in Manila;
Activity 2: Regional Conference “Regional Cooperation on International Migration, Mobility and Best Practices on Migration and Development in Southeast Asia” in Jakarta;
Activity 3: Regional Conference “Advancing Regional Cooperation and Efforts in Preventing Irregular Migration and Protecting the Rights of Migrants” in Hanoi.
Results and outputs
- Better understanding of the realities of migration and mobility in the region and in each participating country;
- EU good practices and standards on mobility transferred, in particular in relation to the achievement of economic integration in ASEAN;
- Focused dialogue on issues which are not part of the existing regional forums and processes’ agenda;
- Conference reports provide a set of thematic policy recommendations supporting government efforts to further engage in and pursue advanced cooperation in the area of migration and mobility.