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Lao PDR Operations Manual on the Protection and Management of Migrant Workers

— theme: Labour migration policy, Rights and protection of migrants
— country: Lao PDR
— type: Guidelines

October 2013 - This Operations Manual outlines the procedures for sending national workers abroad and receiving foreign workers in Lao PDR. The manual serves as a guidebook for local and national officers within the three responsible ministries - Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MOLSW), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of Public Security (MPS). This manual was produced under the technical and financial support from the ILO’s Tripartite Action to protect the rights of Migrant Workers within and from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS TRIANGLE Project). It was designed and published by MOLSW, MOFA and MPS.

Author/Editor
Lao PDR - MOLSW, MOFA, MPS
Publishing Year
2013

The manual consists of 5 sections as follows:

Section 1: Government’s Policies and Legislation on Labour Migration
Section 2: Fundamental Concepts and Theory of Labour Migration
Section 3: Safety of Labour Migration
Section 4: Protection and Management of Labour Migration
Section 5: Monitoring, Coordination and Assessment.

The appendices to this document (detailed on page 47) are available upon request. For these or any further information, please contact Anna Olsen, Technical Officer, GMS TRIANGLE Project at olsena@ilo.org.

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