Safe Migration

Orientation on Case Handling Mechanism of Safe Migration for Jaffna District DOFEs

An orientation programme for DOFEs (Development Officers of Foreign Employment) on Safe Labour Migration was held at HUDEC Hall, Jaffna on 15th of October 2019. This programme commenced with a small prayer and Mr. Basty Rajith, Programme Coordinator, welcomed Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC staff, Mr.Sajith Silva, Program Manager; Mrs.Luxsha Ragunan, Programme Coordinator and Ms.

Awareness on Safe Migration Practices for Selected CBO Leaders

Representatives of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) functioning under different programmes of Caritas Jaffna and those who are affiliated to Women Rural Development Societies participated in a programme on Safe Labour Migration which was held at HUDEC Hall, Jaffna on 16th October 2019. A group of 22 CBOs attended the programme. The Programme Coordinator, Mr.Basty Rajith

World Day for Migrants and Refugees Commemoration Ceremony – 29th September 2019

Caritas Sri Lanka Migration Unit in coordination with the Caritas Colombo Seth Sarana, Catholic Commission for Migrants and ZOA Sri Lanka organized the World Day for Migrants and Refugees on Sunday 29th of September, 2019 at St. Anne’s Church, Wattala. The Main Sunday Holy Mass was celebrated in Commemoration of the Migrants Day by Rev.Fr.

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

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).

Capacity Building Programme for the Diocesan Safe Migration Officers

The Migration Unit of Caritas Sri Lanka- SEDEC organized a capacity building programme for the Safe Migration Programme Officers on 16th and 17th January 2018 at the SEDEC premises. Safe Migration Project officers representing all the 13 Diocesan Centres participated in the two-day workshop held in Tamil and Sinhala mediums. This was held under the Swiss Development