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Advocacy (Press Release)

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ASEAN must recognize domestic work as "work"
(Press Release)
Wed, Jun 08, 2011

7th June 2011, the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference adopted the ILO Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Work. ASEAN Member States must ratify and fully implement the ILO Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Work which is key to the legal recognition of domestic workers and their rights.
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Statement of ASEAN CSOs to Senior Labour Officials Meeting
(Press Release)
Thu, May 26, 2011

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Malaysia reaffirming and echoing more than 1,300 Civil Society Organisation delegates of the 7th ACSC/APF urge the Senior Labour Officials Meeting and Labour Ministers to adopt and implement the recommendations.
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Jakarta: Workshop on the Implementation of the Rights of Migrant Workers
(Press Release)
Tue, May 10, 2011

The 7th ASEAN Civil Society Conference / ASEAN Peoples' Forum workshop on the Implementation of the Rights of Migrant Workers was participated by more then 100 civil society representatives.
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Jakarta: Civil society groups pushing for protection of ASEAN migrant workers
(Press Release)
Sat, May 07, 2011

TFAMW co-organized a Regional Workshop on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of migrant workers. More then 100 participants from ASEAN Member States actively exchange views on better protecting the rights of migrant workers. The Workshop was part of the series of workshops organized the 7th ACSC/APF before the 18th ASEAN Summit and a civil society report was submit to the ASEAN leaders.
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Jakarta: 4th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers
(Press Release)
Mon, Apr 11, 2011

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 migrant workers.
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Jakarta: ASEAN urged to speed up talks on migrant worker protection
(Press Release)
Mon, Apr 11, 2011

The TFAMW co-organized a Workshop (9-10 April 2011) on the Drafting of the ASEAN Framework Instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers. The Workshop participate by 50 mostly local participants was a parallel event to the ACMW Meeting (11-12 April 2011). The results of the workshop was delivered to both the Indonesian ACMW Rep (Chair) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ASEAN Directorate).
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Thailand: Rights Groups call for improved rights for Migrant Workers
(Press Release)
Tue, Feb 15, 2011

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 migrant workers. They also called for the full implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers.
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ASEAN Framework Instrument for migrant workers must be legally binding
(Press Release)
Thu, Aug 06, 2009

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 ASEAN Secretariat recommended the inclusion of all migrant workers and their families in the coverage of the ASEAN Framework Instruments being drafted by the ACMW.
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Singapore: CSO-TU make recommendations on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers
(Press Release)
Wed, Apr 29, 2009

Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions Join Forces for the first time to Table Recommendations on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers to the Ministry of Manpower
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Vietnam National Consultation on the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers
(Press Release)
Wed, Mar 05, 2008

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 working conditions for many Vietnamese workers overseas underscores a dire need protect labourer rights.
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Vietnam: Workshop on the Protection of migrant workers
(Press Release)
Fri, Jan 18, 2008

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 funded by the Canadian International Development Agency.
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Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers: Statement on the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers
(Press Release)
Mon, Feb 19, 2007

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 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.
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