ILO to launch new Sub-regional project on labour migration on workers from India, Nepal and Pakistan in Gulf destination countries; Kuwait, Oman and United Arab Emirates

The ILO will launch a new project - Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact to promote well-managed labour migration, ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers and enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows in countries of both origin and destination. The project is implemented with the financial support from the European Commission, Delegation of the European Union to Nepal, in Nepal, India and Pakistan from 2013 to 2016. It will be working with the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Nepal, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and the India Centre for Migration in India and the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development in Pakistan.