Malaysian CSO-TU Consultation on the ASEAN Framework on Migrant Workers, Kuala Lumpur, 28 March 2007

11 May 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

On 28 March 2007, the Task Force convened a regional consultation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to discuss the ASEAN Declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers in the ASEAN region. The consultation also aimed to elaborate on

ASEAN CSOs - ASETUC united response to the challenges confronting migrant workers

21 Apr 2007   |  Organizations   |  Trade Unions  

The Consultation discussed two major concerns: the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and the Framework for Cooperation between ASEAN NGOs/TUs in the Quest for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

Kuala Lumpur ASEAN CSOs-TUs Statement, 28 March 2007

30 Mar 2007   |  Consultations   |  Regional  

Migrant workers are not commodities and should not be considered simple factors of production and services, but rather must be treated as human beings with rights, without discrimination in any form.

Cooperation Agreement between ASEAN Secretariat and ILO

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

The ASEAN Secretariat and the International Labour Office signed a Cooperation Agreement on 20 March 2007. The Agreement will serve as a platform to strengthen the collaboration and partnership between the two organisations through the exchange of informa

ASEAN DECLARATION ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS

19 Feb 2007   |  Unused   |  Unused  

All ASEAN member countries signed the declaration, that calls for the protection of millions of migrant workers in the region. ASEAN governments declare to ensure decent working conditions, protection from all forms of abuse and a guaranteed wage to migra

Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers: Statement on the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

19 Feb 2007   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

The Task Force welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers as an important step forward to protect the human and labour rights of migrant workers within the ASEAN region. The Task Force welcomes the ASEA

ASEAN member states urged to ratify UN Human Rights Treaties and ILO Core Conventions

24 Jan 2007   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, FORUM-ASIA, and Migrant Forum in Asia jointly submitted a written statement to ASEAN member states to appeal for the ratification and implementation of the UN Treaties and ILO Conventions.

CIVIL SOCIETY-TRADE UNION: POSITION PAPER ON AN ASEAN INSTRUMENT ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS

07 Dec 2006   |  Unused   |  Unused  

The Vientiane Action Programme (VAP), under the goal of promoting human rights, includes a programme area dedicated to the “elaboration of an instrument for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers”. The commitment of ASEAN member Sta

\"Decent Work Deficit\"

31 Jul 2006   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The decent work deficit \"is expressed in the absence of sufficient employment opportunities, inadequate social protection, the denial of rights at work and shortcomings in social dialogue.\"

ILO Wants Progress on Forced Labor in Burma

31 Jul 2006   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Burma  

Further action may include referring Burma to the Court of International Justice, as the ILO’s Commission of Inquiry has stated that forced labor in Burma constitutes a crime against humanity