Inter- regional expert forum on Skills and Migration in the South Asia and Middle East Corridor.

The two-day forum has presented new research and discussed the impact that skilling has on migrants’ wages and working conditions, and also the extent to which migrants are able to transfer their knowledge and skills after returning home from the Middle East.

Srilankan delegation consist with members from tripartite constituents and ILO
The findings of the forum and the various perspectives from a diverse range of expertise and experience from participating countries will shape a number of practical proposals to be carried forward through cooperation at the national, bilateral and regional levels. The outcomes will also feed into the consultations on the Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration.

The tripartite constituents from Sri Lanka participated at this event and also, Sri Lanka presented as the chair of “Colombo process thematic area working group on skills qualification and recognition” and chair of Abu Dhabi Dialogue.