Manila Process

Manila Process

Established 1996

The Manila Process is no longer active.

The Manilar Process focused on the following topics:

  • Irregular migration and trafficking;
  • Root causes of regular and irregular migration;
  • Return and reintegration;
  • Entry/border control;
  • Remittances;
  • Migrants' rights;
  • Capacity building; and
  • Information sharing.

16 Members:

Australia
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
China
Indonesia
Japan
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Republic of Korea
Singapore
Thailand
Viet Nam
Hong Kong (SAR of China)

Observers / Partners
International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Secretariat
IOM provided secretarial and technical support.