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

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

TF AMW Message for the International Migrants Day, 18 December 2008

15 Dec 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

On this International Migrants Day, the TF-AMW urges ASEAN Member States to intensify efforts to implement the ASEAN Declaration, and to pro-actively act at the national level to harmonize their labour laws and practices with international labour standard

Lao Officials discuss ASEAN migrant workers

10 Oct 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The Vientiane Times reported on the Lao National Consultation on the ASEAN Declaration on the rights of migrant workers.

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

Vietnam: Workshop on the Protection of migrant workers

18 Jan 2008   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

A two-day workshop on the Protection of Migrant Workers was organized in Hanoi by the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association, supported by the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, and the Southeast Asia Regional Co-operation in Human Development (SEARCH) project fu

Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers: Statement on the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

19 Feb 2007   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Press Release  

The Task Force welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers as an important step forward to protect the human and labour rights of migrant workers within the ASEAN region. The Task Force welcomes the ASEA

ASEAN member states urged to ratify UN Human Rights Treaties and ILO Core Conventions

24 Jan 2007   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, FORUM-ASIA, and Migrant Forum in Asia jointly submitted a written statement to ASEAN member states to appeal for the ratification and implementation of the UN Treaties and ILO Conventions.

\"Decent Work Deficit\"

31 Jul 2006   |  Advocacy Campaigns   |  Labour News  

The decent work deficit \"is expressed in the absence of sufficient employment opportunities, inadequate social protection, the denial of rights at work and shortcomings in social dialogue.\"