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