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The Manila Process is no longer active.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 (in red)

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.