AIPA: Indonesia highlights migrant worker issues

21 Aug 2007   |  Organizations   |  Other Regional Organizations  

Migrant workers should be allowed to hold on to their passports, receive wages, and treated properly by their employers.

Established Migrant Technical Assistance Group, August 1, 2007

15 Aug 2007   |  Consultations   |  Regional  

The Migrant Technical Assistance Group (M-TAG) was formed as a result of a meeting of senior United Nations experts who presented information about their activities and policy recommendations to CS0 partners of the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workerrs.

THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS

14 Aug 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

On behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Louise Arbour, I would like to express our gratitude for the invitation to this regional workshop, which we think is a step forward towards increasing international cooperation on human rights is

Thai & GMS ASEAN CSO-TU Consultation Statement, 31 July 2007

07 Aug 2007   |  Unused   |  Unused  

Statement of the Thai & GMS CSO-TU Consultation on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, 31 July 2007, Bangkok, Thailand

ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on Migrant Workers

03 Aug 2007   |  ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)   |  Implementation  

Statement of the Establishment of the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration to prioritize migrant workers\' cases

30 Jun 2007   |  ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)   |  Implementation  

ASEAN Human Rights Commissions\"s agreed to prioritize the handling of migrant workers\' human rights violations. The declaration would be submitted to a high-level task force as input in the formulation of an ASEAN Human Rights Charter.

ILO Sub-Regional Tripartite Symposium on Managing Labour Migration in East Asia

17 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

Migrant workers, especially those in lower skilled and lower paid jobs, can be potentially vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous employers or employment agents. Both the source and host countries have a part to play to strengthen the regulation and m

Indonesian CSO_TU Consultation: Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Migrant Workers

09 Jun 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

A new deal for migrant workers in South East Asia is being pressed on ASEAN states. The task force recommends compliance provisions and contact with focal points in each state’s Ministry of Labour. Action against discrimination is urged along with acti

ILO: ASEAN faces challenges to ensure sustainable growth

09 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

In 2005 the total number of migrants originating from ASEAN was estimated at 13.5 million, 39 per cent of whom were in other ASEAN member countries. In 2006 more than 148 million of ASEAN’s 262 million workers did not earn enough to lift themselves and th

ASEAN CSOs-TUs Call for a Binding ASEAN Instrument for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

22 May 2007   |  Organizations   |  Trade Unions  

The ASEAN Service Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC) joined the civil society organizations (CSOs) in urging ASEAN to promulgate a binding instrument for the protection of the rights of migrant workers including \"non-discriminatory\" national treatme