Jakarta: 4th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers

11 Apr 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

The 4th ACMW meeting (11-12 April 2011) is held as part of efforts to implement the ASEAN declaration on the protection and promotion of migrant workers` rights. The ACMW is negotiating an ASEAN Framework Instrument to protect and promote the rights of mi

Civil Society Reps meet Chair of ASEAN Committee of Permanent Representatives

16 Feb 2011   |  Consultations   |  Regional  

The 10 CSO representatives including the the TFAMW Convenor meet and submit the recommendations to the CPR chair. The TFAMW deliver its recommendation on the implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of the migr

Thailand: Rights Groups call for improved rights for Migrant Workers

15 Feb 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

25-26 January 2011. TFAMW organized the Thai National Consultation. 15 February 2011 as follow-up activity 14 Thai and Burmese Migrant Workers Groups delivered the open letter to the Thai Ministry of labour calling for better protection of the rights of m

SUMMARY REPORT OF THE 3rd ASEAN FORUM ON MIGRANT LABOUR

29 Jul 2010   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The Forum provides an open platform for discussion and the exchange of views and ideas among stakeholders on labour migration issues. The only formal ASEAN Forum with representatives coming from the government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and c

Enhancing Awareness and Information Services to Protect the Rights of Migrant Workers

28 Jul 2010   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The 3rd ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour was held on 19-20 July 2010 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. There were more then 100 participants who actively participated in workshop discussions and produce 6 key recommendations on enhancing Awareness and Information Service

ASEAN Seeks to Protect and Promote Migrant Workers Rights

25 Jul 2010   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

As part of ASEAN’s commitment to protect and promote the rights of migrant workers, the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ACMW) convened the 3rd ASEAN Forum on

Third ASEAN Migrant Workers forum opens

19 Jul 2010   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The forum is the third annual activity of ASEAN members and part of the action programme of the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ACMW. The first and second forum that took place in the Philippines and Thailand focused on how to implement the A

Joint Communiqué of the 21st ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting

30 May 2010   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The 21st ASEAN Labour Ministerial Meeting (ALMM) was convened in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on 24 May 2010. On the development of an ASEAN instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers as mandated by the Leaders, the Ministers agree

Cambodia: Migration protection \'poor\'

11 May 2010   |  Unused   |  Unused  

The Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TFAMW) brief conferences participants and distributed copies of the \"Civil Society Proposal: ASEAN Framework Instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers\".

Philippines: TFAMW presses for stronger protection of migrant workers in ASEAN

29 Apr 2010   |  Unused   |  Unused  

The protection of migrant workers in the ASEAN region remains “very poor.\" In light of this, the civil society coalition led by Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TFAMW) called on the ASEAN to institute stronger mechanisms to safeguard the rights of