ASEAN must recognize domestic work as \"work\"

08 Jun 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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 th

Statement of ASEAN CSOs to Senior Labour Officials Meeting

26 May 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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.

Jakarta: Workshop on the Implementation of the Rights of Migrant Workers

10 May 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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.

Jakarta: Civil society groups pushing for protection of ASEAN migrant workers

07 May 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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 ri

Jakarta: ASEAN urged to speed up talks on migrant worker protection

11 Apr 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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 A

Jakarta: 4th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers

11 Apr 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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 mi

Thailand: Rights Groups call for improved rights for Migrant Workers

15 Feb 2011   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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 m

ASEAN Framework Instrument for migrant workers must be legally binding

06 Aug 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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

Singapore: CSO-TU make recommendations on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

29 Apr 2009   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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

Vietnam National Consultation on the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers

05 Mar 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

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