Conceptual software architechture and design of Labour Market Information System (LMIS) and Migrant Workers' Management Information Systems (MWIMS)

Regular, generally accurate and real time information analysis; Integrated data from multiple sources to support robust tracking processes and analyses; Returning workforce and enforce naturalization processes at home; Medium and longer term opportunities and invest in training to develop a supply for those upcoming demands.

As Bangladesh is fast developing into a middle income country, the contribution of overseas employment and remittances to the country’s economy has gained prominence in its overall strategy, especially through the development of a more pro-active and migrant worker-oriented approach to management. This has led to changes in the overall legislative and policy framework, and a gradual recognition of the need to develop improved information systems for management, including concrete measures for social protection, for complaints investigation and redress, and for investment in building the skills and qualifications of workers to improve the quality of their overseas employment. In order to move into full implementation of the Overseas Employment and Migrants’ Act 2013 and the Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Policy 2016 as part of ongoing improvements in labour migration, it has now become pertinent to develop the institutional capacity of the government to collect, manage, and monitor migration and labour market information. As such, through the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) funded “Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work of Migrant Workers” project, the International Labour Organization in close collaboration with the Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), has developed a set of four reports on the Integrated Migrant Workers Information System and the Labour Market Information System in Bangladesh. This particular report Conceptual software architecture and design recommendations for an integrated Migrant Workers Information System and Labour Market Information System in Bangladesh proposes design recommendations for an integrated database information system on migrant workers’ information (MWMIS) and a labour market information system (LMIS), identifying sources of data and software requirements.