Safe Migration

TOT for Migration Paralegal Volunteers at Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC

Under the third year programme implementation of the Safe Labour Migration Project, Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC expanded its project outreach towards the Diocesan Centres (DC) that covers the entire island and trained the DC staff in the migration cycle and case handling mechanism that Caritas National Centre was equipped and specialized with under the

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Spearheading Advocacy towards Well being of Safe Labour Migrants and their Families

The Migration team of Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC compiled a Position Paper for the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) in consultation with Deep Impact Partners (DIPs) of the Safe Labour Migration Project (SLMP) funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The Position Paper was handed over to Mr. P. P.

National Interfaith Forum and Exposure Visit

Cambodia National Inter-Faith Forum on Combating Human Trafficking and Ending Modern Slavery was organized for the third time on 14th August 2019 and was presided over by the Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia, Minister of Interior and the Chairman of National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT). This forum was initiated by Caritas Cambodia and religious

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Heartfelt Condolence

Rev. Sr. Mary Angela has worked at Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC from 1980s to 1995. She had been a wonderful character who had inspired many during her time at SEDEC. Especially her enthusiastic work forming the famous Women’s Desk at Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC made the organization a professional and a profound humanitarian organization in the Sri

A little Relief to Pakistani Refugees at Pasyala Mosque

After the 21st of April, Easter Sunday bombing, everyone living in Sri Lankan were faced with a number of difficulties and challenges.  Especially for those who live in the peripheries or in vulnerable conditions, the ordinary living experience became something which they never thought of. For the refugees and asylum seekers who are based in

Refresher Training for Safe Labour Migration Coordinators

Caritas Sri Lanka organized a refresher training for the Diocesan Centre (DC) coordinators of the Safe Labour Migration Project on 13th and 14th of June in Colombo at the SEDEC premises.  Six coordinators representing the Dioceses of Badulla, Chilaw, Colombo, Galle, Kandy and Kurunegala participated in the workshop to share their grass root level experiences.

Data Analysis Workshop: Learning from the Experiences of Women Migrant Workers

The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) in Bangkok, Thailand organized a workshop on Data Analysis and Learning from the Experiences of Women Migrant Workers in Kathmandu, Nepal. Three of the Caritas Sri Lanka officers, Mr.Theivendirarajah Kanagarantnam,, Senior Programme Manager, Mr. Samantha Pathirathana, Chairman, PASS Asia (Pvt) Ltd, Ms. Chathurani N. Hettiarachchi, Safe Labour

Safe Labour Migration Partner Exchange Platform (PEP)

The Safe Labour Migration programme of Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC hosted the 7th Partner Exchange Platform meeting recenlty to discuss matters pertaining to the migration services conducted by the partner organizations under the project titled “ Provision of Services to Migrant workers and their Families in Sri Lanka” funded by SDC (Swiss Development Cooperation).

Caritas Sri Lanka participates in Anti Human Trafficking Workshop in Cambodia

Two representatives from Caritas Sri Lanka Mrs. Beula Fernando and Mr. Freddie Jayawardena were among the participants of the Case Management for Safe Migration and Anti Human Trafficking Workshop held from 25th to 28th February 2019 at Siem Reap, Cambodia. Participants from Caritas member organizations from four South Asian countries and 10 East Asian countries