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. [ More... ]
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 migrant workers from the region. But the ASEAN Declaration will face several problems in implementation.
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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 States to such an instrument was recently re-affirmed at Cebu with the ASEAN Declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of Migrant Workers. [ More... ]