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BASUG Project Presented as Best Practice in CIM Workshop in Frankfurt 

Frankfurt, October 28 (BASUG): The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM), a cooperation of the German development agency GIZ and the International Placement Service (ZAV) of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA), organized a daylong networking workshop for the Indian diaspora organizations in Frankfurt University on 28 October. Project Manager of the CIM Programme “Migration for Development”Olivia Hannemann, Program Coordinator

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BD expats to get smart cards

Bangladeshis living and working overseas are the major stakeholders in the development of their own country, said Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam B. Sc Speaking at a dialogue in Dhaka he said the government of Bangladesh and the nation as well were fully aware of their contributions to the country's economy. The Minister informed the dialogue that Bangladeshis living in Europe, US and Australasia are to get smart

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Expats to get smart cards

Bangladeshi expatriates living in Europe, American and Australasia will get smart cards to and access all welfare facilities like any foreign wage earner and migrant worker.The new draft policy on expatriates and migrant workers will provide equal status of foreign wage earners and would be dubbed as "golden boys" by the Ministry of Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment. An estimated 111 million (1.11 crore) migrants are living in 162 countries

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রেমিট্যান্স প্রেরকদের প্রয়োজনীয় সুবিধা দেবে সরকার

সরকার রেমিট্যান্স প্রেরকদের প্রয়োজনীয় সব ধরনের সুবিধা দেবে বলে জানিয়েছেন প্রবাসীকল্যাণ ও বৈদেশিক কর্মসংস্থান মন্ত্রী নুরুল ইসলাম বিএসসি। তিনি বলেন, রেমিট্যান্স প্রেরণকারী

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Run & Roll in Dortmund for Bangladesh

Dortmund, October 01 (FKS/BASUG): In the German City of Dortmund, integration and inclusion have always been important.This applies as well to the inclusion of people with different abilities as to the integration of migrants and refugees. And for some years Dortmund is having particularly good relationships to Bangladesh. On the first Sunday in October, “For Kids Sake” organized their second „Rollstuhlrun – Run & Roll“ in the beautiful

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Overseas employment in September drops to 25-month low

Overseas employment of Bangladeshi workers in September this year dropped to the lowest point since August 2015, falling short of the government’s expectations. According to Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training, the number of workers who went to work abroad this September is 46,415, the lowest number last seen 25 months ago when 41,765 workers migrated. As many as 55,879 workers took overseas employment in September 2016. Officials and migration

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Half-fed Rohingyas lack healthcare, safe water

Rohingya refugees who just arrived from Myanmar carry their newborn babies as they make their way to a relief centre in Teknaf, near Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday. — Reuters photo Almost all the estimated 5,09,000 Rohingyas entering Bangladesh to flee violence in Myanmar and save life since August 25 continued half-starving in absence of adequate relief assistance while no end to the influx was still is sight. About 90 per cent of them reported eating

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World’s poor ‘paying the price’ for global trends: UN

People living in poverty around the world are facing increasing multiple threats, including climate change and the global economic crisis, but the political will to tackle the issues is lacking, a United Nations human rights expert has warned in his maiden report to the Human Rights Council. The first UN special rapporteur on the right to development, Saad Alfarargi, issued a rallying cry for the international community and agencies to wake up to

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UN fears 1 million Rohingya influx into Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees stretch their hands to receive aid distributed by local organisations at a makeshift refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on Sept 14. Reuters. “We are getting concerned,” Mohammed Abdiker Mohamud, director of operations and emergency at the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said at a media briefing on Thursday after his visit to Cox’s Bazar. Refugee agency UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner (Operations) George Okoth-Obbo

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