Legal Migration and Mobility Legal Migration and Mobility
Completed Completed
Specific area: IMT - Irregular Migration, LM - Labour Migration, M&D - Migration & Development
Duration: March 2012 - October 2013
Experts involved: Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Philippines, academiathe Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia), private consultants (Italy, the Philippines)


Description
In 2012, the Governments of Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam submitted a joint request after identifying a number of constraints in the South-East Asia region, such as limited discussions on the nexus between migration and development (M&D); the need for greater dialogue between countries of origin and destination to address common migration concerns, thus promoting mutual understanding and fostering policy coherence; or better implementation and enforcement of regional commitments taken by governments in order to facilitate the movement of people, protection of migrant workers’ rights and increased cooperation.

This was MIEUX’s first Action with a regional scope in South-East Asia, generated by three governments who were willing to advance regional cooperation on mobility and migration, and to support the efforts of mainstreaming M&D into regional cooperation frameworks and national development policies. This was MIEUX’s first Action with a regional scope in South-East Asia, generated by three governments who were willing to advance regional cooperation on mobility and migration, and to support the efforts of mainstreaming M&D into regional cooperation frameworks and national development policies.