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10 Mar

Government urged to protect migrants, diaspora communities

Leading migration experts on Monday called on the government to protect Bangladeshi migrant workers and diaspora communities from the troubles that they Read More »

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23 Feb

Workshop on : Advancing Development through partnership and collective action

Workshop on- Advancing Development through partnership and collective action: Enriching Migration Cycle I was too stunned to even speak, so we quickly Read More »

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28 Jan

Greater Cost But Lengthier Visas! New Rules For Schengen Visa Go Into Effect In February

The revised Schengen Visa Code includes an increase in application fee, lengthier visa validity, extended application period, sanction for countries that Read More »

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24 Jan

To improve migrants’ lives, implementing international commitments and developing partnerships is key

“Many times, civil society is present at the table but not really a true participant. Today, we own the space and need to make the most out of it.” Read More »

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18 Dec

Women with poor skills exposed to abuse: Bikash Chowdhury Barua

Global Academy on Migration and Development director Bikash Chowdhury Barua said that lack of skills and poor access to information had made women vulnerable Read More »

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18 Dec

Int’l Migrants Day Today: No ethical practice in recruitment

Bangladesh is far from practising ethical recruitment, which requires a zero-cost migration policy and transparency in the entire migration cycle, and Read More »

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19 Nov

US to change migration rules in a bid to send asylum seekers elsewhere

A US Customs and Border Protection officer inspects documents from a Honduran migrant seeking asylum at Paso del Norte International border bridge, in Read More »

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29 Oct

GFMD summit in Ecuador shifted to January

The 12th summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development due in November has been rescheduled for January 20-24, it was announced on Friday. The Read More »

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06 Oct

Govt starts giving 2.0pc incentive on remittance

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said the government has started giving 2.0 percent cash incentive on money remitted by expatriate Bangladeshis Read More »

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22 Sep

Government must raise migrant labour issues in world forum

Pic: Basug Archive The government seems to have failed to work out a comprehensive plan to protect migrant worker rights in destination countries. Migrant Read More »

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