Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and CSO-TU Representatives engage ASEAN Secretariat\'s Dr. Anish Kumar Roy

12 May 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

On May 7, 2008, the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, led by the Task Force convener Sinapan Samydorai, and accompanied by representatives of key Thai members of the Task Force, met with Dr. Anish Kumar Roy, the Director of the Bureau of Resources Deve

Statement to the Ministers of Labour at the ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting, 29 April 2008

30 Apr 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The Task Force recommendations: The ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (ALMM) now formally launch the ASEAN Committee to Implement the Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers. Next, the ASEAN Committee to Implement the De

ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration - Task Force Activities Reported, 24-25 April 2008

25 Apr 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers member Migrant Forum in Asia reported on the Task Force consultation activities and presented key elements of the Civil Society –Trade Union Position Paper for the ASEAN Instrument on the Promotion and Protection of t

Indonesia Civil Society Consultation forms National Committee, 15 April 2008

20 Apr 2008   |  Unused   |  Unused  

15 April 2008, TF AMW consultation-workshop, 36 participant from more then 20 organizations reviewed the 12 May 2007 National Consultation recommendations and decided to form a National Committee to follow-up on the various recommendations. The concludi

Vietnam National Consultation Statement, 3-4 March 2008

16 Mar 2008   |  Unused   |  Unused  

3-4 March 2008, Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers co-organized the Vietnam National Consultation with the Vietnam Lawyers Association supported by SEARCH-CIDA.

Vietnam National Consultation on the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers

05 Mar 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

Vietnam has been sending workers abroad since 1980. From 10,000 migrant workers in 15 countries and territories in 1995, the number of labourers has increased to 500,000 in 40 countries and territories at present. The recent revelation of poor living and

Vietnam: Workshop on the Protection of migrant workers

18 Jan 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

A two-day workshop on the Protection of Migrant Workers was organized in Hanoi by the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association, supported by the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, and the Southeast Asia Regional Co-operation in Human Development (SEARCH) project fu

The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand

02 Jan 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Thailand  

Main findings and conclusions of report: The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand: Towards Policy Development.

Sub-Regional Consultation of ASEAN CSO - Trade Unions on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, 1-3 November 2007

15 Nov 2007   |  Consultations   |  Regional  

The sub-regional consultation brought together representatives of regional and national trade union groups migrant advocacy NGOs, women\'s organizations, academics and other representatives of civil society to review the progress being made by the Task Fo

Thai & GMS Consultation - Opening Remark, 31 July 2007

10 Oct 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The Declaration objectives aim at protection and promotion of the rights of migrants among the ASEAN countries. It is also specified the principles of sending, receiving and transit countries based on principle of human rights and international labour sta