Regional: Integrating Human Trafficking and Safe Migration Concerns for Women and Children into Regional Cooperation

Sovereign Project | 40320-012

Summary

The goal is inclusive regional cooperation that promotes safe labor mobility and prevents and minimizes the risk of increasing vulnerability to human trafficking (particularly among women and girls) associated with improved regional connectivity. The purpose of the RETA is to establish an effective institutional mechanism for safe mobility and counter human trafficking in ADB supported subregional cooperation entities, primary in SASEC and CAREC.

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Project Name Integrating Human Trafficking and Safe Migration Concerns for Women and Children into Regional Cooperation
Project Number 40320-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6448-REG: Integrating Human Trafficking and Safe Migration Concerns for Women and Children into Regional Cooperation
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Social protection initiatives
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The goal is inclusive regional cooperation that promotes safe labor mobility and prevents and minimizes the risk of increasing vulnerability to human trafficking (particularly among women and girls) associated with improved regional connectivity. The purpose of the RETA is to establish an effective institutional mechanism for safe mobility and counter human trafficking in ADB supported subregional cooperation entities, primary in SASEC and CAREC.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Subregional cooperation strategies in GMS and South Asia point to the importance of addressing the impacts of regional connectivity such as HIV AIDS and human trafficking.
Impact Enhanced integration of human trafficking and safe migration concerns into ADB-assisted subregional cooperation and integration strategies and interventions.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Enhanced mainstreaming of human trafficking and safe migration concerns within the GMS and SASEC

Enhanced regional policy dialogue and partnerships in the GMS and South Asia

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Part A-GMS: 1. Capacity of SDS under GMS -WGHRD enhanced

Part A-GMS: 2. Support to COMMIT SPA provided through UNIAP

Part B-South Asia: 3. Awareness of human trafficking and safe migration concerns raised in SASEC's key sectors

Part B-South Asia: 4. Regional discussions on strengthening the SAARC Convention facilitated in partnerships with IOM

Part C-Cross-Subregional: 5. Successful subregional institutional models to reduce human trafficking and increase safe migration exchanged among subregions and countries

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location GMS and South Asia
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consulting Services yet to be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Sonomi Tanaka
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division Poverty Reduction, Gender and Social Development Div., RSDD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 Jul 2006
Fact Finding 14 Feb 2008 to 18 Feb 2008
MRM -
Approval 17 Mar 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Mar 2008
Last PDS Update 29 Jan 2010

TA 6448-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Mar 2008 - 17 Mar 2008 31 May 2010 31 May 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 17 Mar 2008 894,313.19

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