Invitation to tender

Local news, 11.11.2019

Implementation of a Safe Labour Migration Project in the districts of Anuradhapura, Kandy, Puttalam and Vavuniya.

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), represented by the Embassy of Switzerland, will be funding and supporting a Safe and Responsible Migration Programme in Sri Lanka focusing on the well-being and protections of Sri Lankan migrant workers and their families. The programme is to be implemented in close collaboration with the Foreign Employment division of the Ministry of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment and Sport, and is implemented at both national and district levels. A primary objective at the district level includes the mobilization and empowerment of migrant workers and their families in order to sustain the benefits of foreign employment.

SDC is seeking committed civil society partners/organizations to implement the district-level project interventions in the above mentioned four districts. The purpose of the project is to mobilize and empower groups of migrant worker communities and linking them to district based local government officers so that information and support services related to safe migration can be disseminated within their respective communities in order to maximize the benefits of migration for all.

This advertisement invites all legally registered Civil Society Organizations at the districts level, with strong experience and capacities in grass root community mobilization to submit a proposal for this tender. All relevant information, including project descriptions, expected scope of work and selection criteria can be downloaded from the following links. 

Interested organization are requested to email their project proposals no later than 20th December 2019 to colombo@eda.admin.ch  with the subject title ‘Safe Labour Migration Project - XXX District’  

Head of Migration and Development Unit

Embassy of Switzerland to Sri Lanka and Maldives

63, Srimath R.G. Senanayake Mawatha (Gregory’s Rd.)Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

Email: colombo@eda.admin.ch