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Migrant Workers Information Service

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THE 4th ASEAN FORUM ON MIGRANT LABOUR
(ASEAN)
Wed, Oct 26, 2011

The 4th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour provided a platform for information sharing and exchange of views on two enduring challenges identified in the ASEAN Declaration of the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, i.e. promoting understanding, rights and dignity of migrant workers in the receiving countries, and increasing return and reintegration support, as well as development of sustainable alternatives for migrant workers in the sending countries.
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SUMMARY REPORT OF THE 3rd ASEAN FORUM ON MIGRANT LABOUR
(ASEAN)
Thu, Jul 29, 2010

The Forum provides an open platform for discussion and the exchange of views and ideas among stakeholders on labour migration issues. The only formal ASEAN Forum with representatives coming from the government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society organizations of ASEAN countries, the ASEAN Secretariat, the ILO, the IOM, UNIFEM and the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TF-AMW).
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Enhancing Awareness and Information Services to Protect the Rights of Migrant Workers
(ASEAN)
Wed, Jul 28, 2010

The 3rd ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour was held on 19-20 July 2010 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. There were more then 100 participants who actively participated in workshop discussions and produce 6 key recommendations on enhancing Awareness and Information Services to Protect the Rights of Migrant Workers.
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ASEAN Seeks to Protect and Promote Migrant Workers Rights
(ASEAN)
Sun, Jul 25, 2010

As part of ASEAN’s commitment to protect and promote the rights of migrant workers, the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ACMW) convened the 3rd ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour in Ha Noi from 19 to 21 July 2010
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Third ASEAN Migrant Workers forum opens
(ASEAN)
Mon, Jul 19, 2010

The forum is the third annual activity of ASEAN members and part of the action programme of the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ACMW. The first and second forum that took place in the Philippines and Thailand focused on how to implement the ASEAN Declaration and discussed the main contents of the regional document on protecting migrant worker rights
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Joint Communiqué of the 21st ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting
(ASEAN)
Sun, May 30, 2010

The 21st ASEAN Labour Ministerial Meeting (ALMM) was convened in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, on 24 May 2010. On the development of an ASEAN instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers as mandated by the Leaders, the Ministers agreed to SLOM’s decision that the Instrument Drafting Team should continue its works using innovative approaches to reach consensus, for example by focusing on common ground.
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First Meeting of the ACMW on the Drafting of the ASEAN Instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers
(ASEAN)
Fri, Mar 27, 2009

TF AMW submission to the ACMW on the Drafting of the ASEAN Instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers. The meeting was held on 1st April 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand. The TF-AMW plans to finalize the Civil Society Framework Instrument by May 1, 2009, and will be requesting the opportunity to present this Framework Instrument at the meeting of the ASEAN SLOM in Vientiane.
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ACMW Workshop on Scope and Coverage and Rights of Migrant Workers
(ASEAN)
Mon, Mar 23, 2009

TF-AMW submission to the ACMW Workshop on Scope and Coverage and Rights of Migrant Workers. The Workshop was held from 26 to 27 March 2009, Manila, Philippines. The TF AMW believes that the scope and coverage of the forthcoming Instrument should be made comprehensive and include all migrant workers and members of their families residing with them.
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First Civil Society interface at ASEAN Summit, incudes TF AMW
(ASEAN)
Sat, Feb 28, 2009

14th ASEAN Summit dialogue between ASEAN Heads of Government and Civil Society was held at Dusit Thani Hotel, Cha-am, Hua Hin, on 28 Feb 2009.
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TF AMW recommendations on forging an effective working relationship between the ACMW and the ASEAN Human Rights Body (AHRB)
(ASEAN)
Sat, Jan 24, 2009

The TF AMW submission to the HLP was noted at the meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan on January 12-15, 2009. TF AMW statement was sent to the ASEAN Secretary-General, the HLP Chairman and the HLP Member of Singapore. TF AMW urged the HLP to consider creating a Subcommittee on Migrant Workers to operate subordinate to the AHRB.
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Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and CSO-TU Representatives engage ASEAN Secretariat's Dr. Anish Kumar Roy
(ASEAN)
Mon, May 12, 2008

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 Development of the ASEAN Secretariat -- on the sidelines of the ASEAN Senior Labour Officials Meeting (SLOM) and ASEAN Labor Ministers Meeting (ALMM).
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Statement to the Ministers of Labour at the ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting, 29 April 2008
(ASEAN)
Wed, Apr 30, 2008

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 Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers form a civil society advisory council to provide the opportunity for genuine participation of all stakeholders in the Committee's deliberations.
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ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration - Task Force Activities Reported, 24-25 April 2008
(ASEAN)
Fri, Apr 25, 2008

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 the Rights of Migrant Workers. While the forum was a closed door event among ASEAN leaders, Task Force member Migrant Forum in Asia [MFA] was invited to speak on migration issues and concern.
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The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand
(Thailand)
Wed, Jan 02, 2008

Main findings and conclusions of report: The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand: Towards Policy Development.
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Thai & GMS Consultation - Opening Remark, 31 July 2007
(ASEAN)
Wed, Oct 10, 2007

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 standards.
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