THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS

14 Aug 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

On behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Louise Arbour, I would like to express our gratitude for the invitation to this regional workshop, which we think is a step forward towards increasing international cooperation on human rights is

ILO Sub-Regional Tripartite Symposium on Managing Labour Migration in East Asia

17 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

Migrant workers, especially those in lower skilled and lower paid jobs, can be potentially vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous employers or employment agents. Both the source and host countries have a part to play to strengthen the regulation and m

ILO: ASEAN faces challenges to ensure sustainable growth

09 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

In 2005 the total number of migrants originating from ASEAN was estimated at 13.5 million, 39 per cent of whom were in other ASEAN member countries. In 2006 more than 148 million of ASEAN’s 262 million workers did not earn enough to lift themselves and th