Decision 402/QD-TTg 2020 plan on implementation of the Global Compact for Safe Migration
The plan on implementation of the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
Accordingly, to on implementation of the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM),the Government carry out the following tasks:
At first, to post on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ web-portal clear and transparent information about migration (including guidance, advices, recommendations, and warnings about international migration; foreign labor markets; visa policies; rights of migrants, etc.).
In addition, To study incorporating migration-related contents in population and housing censuses for making additional migration surveys. Simultaneously, to apply information technology in registration of, and provision of assistance to, overseas Vietnamese citizens, with a view to providing basic information about Vietnamese citizens migrating abroad for different purposes.
Besides, the Government also require that relevant agencies shall review legal documents concerning international migration before proposing competent authorities to revise or annul them or promulgate new ones to suit practical conditions and promptly address problems arising in the course of implementation of the GCM.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE PRIME MINISTER
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, March 20, 2020
Promulgating the plan on implementation of the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the June 19, 2015 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1676/QD-TTg of December 3, 2018, approving the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) and Global Compact on Refugees (GCR);
At the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Documents No. 5165/TTr-BNG-LS of December 31, 2019, No. 556/BNG-LS of February 24, 2020, and No. 898/BNG-LS of March 16, 2020.
Article 1. To promulgate the plan on implementation of the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (the plan) with the following principal contents:
I. OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS
a/ To express Vietnam’s determination and responsibility to implement the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (the GCM) in line with its policies, laws and conditions in order to effectively manage migration for the purpose of sustainable development.
b/ To identify priority sectors and objectives, specific contents and a roadmap for implementation of the GCM; to mobilize to the utmost available domestic resources and make the best use of the international community’s assistance.
c/ To raise quality and efficiency of international migration management through a mechanism for close and regular coordination and involvement of the entire political system and society in order to create a transparent and accessible migration environment, respecting migrants’ dignity and protecting their lawful rights and interests, particularly special groups such as women and children.
a/ The implementation of the plan must comply with Vietnam’s policies, laws, national target programs, national strategies, and socio-economic development programs and plans, as well as related international commitments to which Vietnam is a contracting party; closely follow social realities, center on human factor, and integrate gender factor and sustainable development factor.
b/ To formulate a regular coordination mechanism to ensure effectiveness of the plan implementation, enhance leadership and direction by all levels and sectors and synchronous coordination among agencies in the plan implementation.
c/ To regularly, promptly and adequately carry out public communication and dissemination about, and provision of guidance on, implementation of the GCM to all levels, sectors, and related agencies, organizations and individuals.