Issues of workforce mobility, skills and labour market needs matching, fair recruitment and decent work conditions, social welfare and public perception are matters of public and business policy.
Governments and the private sector have a shared responsibility to identify labour migration policy solutions that:
The GFMD can significantly strengthen its added-value for sound migration policy by promoting public-private dialogue within its framework. In the past years, a number of efforts through thematic meetings, regional initiatives, informal consultations and roundtables have started to pave the way to bring business leaders to the GFMD tables. Determined to fill the empty seat at the GFMD tables, the GFMD Business Mechanism serves as a platform for businesses to engage with Governments and other stakeholders on migration issues.
Migration is in the news everywhere. Governments recognize that we need a multi-stakeholder solution to the governance of migration. The private sector is the main jobs and services provider for migrants. Join us to strengthen our role in advocating for a regulatory environment in which labour migration policies support business and development to create jobs and economic growth.