Human mobility it’s a dynamic phenomenon that demands business challenges


The increasing migratory flow of professionals and people was the main topic discussed during the release of the Guide to Good Practices of the New Migration Law that happened on June 28, at the IBP headquarters. In partnership with EMDOC, the Brazilian UN Global Compact Network and the Brazil-Germany Chamber of Commerce, the event gathered government agents and oil and gas sector representatives s, as well IBP associated members and institutional partners guests, to discuss opportunities in the new Brazilian Migration Law and the corporate risks.

According to Pedro Alem, IBP Industry Policy Executive Manager, the guide’s release “it’s a first reference for everyone to promptly and effectively adequate to the new rules”. In a context of concepts and principle changing, the new Brazilian Migration Law presents a balanced perspective on the role of all those involved, highlighting technical assistance, technological and scientific activities, recognized as beneficial to society.

In this collaborated scenario between government and private institutions to elaborate the migration law, the company’s active participation is important and, conforming to João Marques, President of EMDOC, “the private institutions need to cooperate and deliver business proposals, inspiring clients to bring their causes aiming innovate even more the migration law”.

The mobility process, the challenges and opportunities delivered by, as well in a social and economic view, indicates the meaning of the dialogue between government, society and private sector to find valuation mechanisms that allows companies hire even refugees, with adequate compliance and regulations process, minimalizing risks of penalties and possible damages to the company’s image.

The release comes to supplement actions already practiced by the Global Compact Network with the Guide to Good Practices in Anti-corruption Compliance in the International Labor Market, released last year.

The event had the presence of Pedro Alem, IBP Industry Policy Executive Manager; João Marques, President of EMDOC; Paulo Sergio Almeida, officer for the Means of Life Unity – UN High Commissariat for Refugees (ACNUR Brasil); Carlo Pereira, Brazilian Global Compact Network (UN) Executive Secretary, Daniel Catelan, BHGE Employment Tax Lead North and Latin America; Ivon Jorge da Silva, Ministry of Justice coordinator for Refugee Issues of the Refugee Nacional Committee – General Coordination;  Paulo Gustavo Iansen Sant’Ana, Head of the Immigration Division of the Ministry of State and Foreign Affairs; Luiz Alberto Matos dos Santos, Coordinator of Support to the National Immigration Council of the Ministry of Labor and Employment.