Jakarta TFAMW Book Launch and Public Forum

16 Feb 2010   |  Unused   |  Unused  

27 January 2010, Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers co-organized, with the Indonesian Migrant working group led by Indonsian HRWG and the ASEAN Peoples\' Center, the successful launching of the TFAMW Book in Jakarta.

Draft deadlocked over key issues

16 Feb 2010   |  Unused   |  Unused  

Negotiations on the draft of the ASEAN Framework Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers are in deadlock, with Malaysia refusing to agree on key points.

Advocacy for Protection of Migrant Workers Rights Moves into High Gear

22 Dec 2009   |  Publications   |  Task Force Publications  

International Migrants Day on December 18th, the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and Forum Asia launched an important resource book for the campaign to achieve a comprehensive ASEAN agreement that will protect the human rights of all migrant workers.

Malaysia: Refusing to resolve migrant woes

18 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The 7-8 December 2009 ACMW Drafting Committee Meeting on a Framework Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of Migrant Workers’ Rights in Kuala Lumpur ended in deadlock. The Malaysian government continues to oppose the stance taken by its three Asean

Migrant workers\' rights: ASEAN fails to agree

17 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The Malaysian government continues to refuse to allow consideration of either undocumented migrant workers or families of migrant workers in the scope and coverage of the negotiations on the future Instrument on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights

Protecting the rights of migrant workers and their families: Malaysia’s obligation

06 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

7 and 8 December 2009 , the ACMW Drafting Committee meets in Kuala Lumpur hosted by the Ministry of Human Resources. A significant number of migrant workers in the region are temporary workers, domestic workers, informal sector workers and self-employed w

Indonesian Civil Society recommendations delivered to the ACMW Indonesian Drafting Team reps

03 Dec 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

3 December 2009 Indonesian Civil Society recommendations delivered to the ACMW Indonesian Drafting Team reps who will attend meetings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7-8 December 2009) - to draft the ASEAN Framework Instrument on the protection and promotion o

Recommendation to the ACMW meeting in Chaing Rai, Thailand, 28-29 September 2009

21 Sep 2009   |  Unused   |  Unused  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TF-AMW) make the following recommendations at the 2nd ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (July 30-31), Bangkok, for consideration and further deliberation by the ACMW during the Chiang Rai Meeeting, 29-31 September 2009.

Singapore: Workshop on Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers

10 Sep 2009   |  Unused   |  Unused  

Singapore Working Group for ASEAN together with the International Organization for Migration jointly conducted a workshop on Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers on 4th September 2009.

ASEAN Framework Instrument for migrant workers must be legally binding

06 Aug 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

The 2nd ASEAN Forum on Migrant labour refered to the TF-AMW civil society’s proposal on the ASEAN Framework Instrument for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers. The Forum held on 30-31 July 2009 by the Thai Ministry of labour and