Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and CSO-TU Representatives engage ASEAN Secretariat\'s Dr. Anish Kumar Roy

12 May 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

On May 7, 2008, the Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers, led by the Task Force convener Sinapan Samydorai, and accompanied by representatives of key Thai members of the Task Force, met with Dr. Anish Kumar Roy, the Director of the Bureau of Resources Deve

Statement to the Ministers of Labour at the ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting, 29 April 2008

30 Apr 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The Task Force recommendations: The ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (ALMM) now formally launch the ASEAN Committee to Implement the Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers. Next, the ASEAN Committee to Implement the De

ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration - Task Force Activities Reported, 24-25 April 2008

25 Apr 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers member Migrant Forum in Asia reported on the Task Force consultation activities and presented key elements of the Civil Society –Trade Union Position Paper for the ASEAN Instrument on the Promotion and Protection of t

The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand

02 Jan 2008   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Thailand  

Main findings and conclusions of report: The Contribution of Migrant Workers to Thailand: Towards Policy Development.

Thai & GMS Consultation - Opening Remark, 31 July 2007

10 Oct 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

The Declaration objectives aim at protection and promotion of the rights of migrants among the ASEAN countries. It is also specified the principles of sending, receiving and transit countries based on principle of human rights and international labour sta

Indonesian CSO_TU Consultation: Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Migrant Workers

09 Jun 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

A new deal for migrant workers in South East Asia is being pressed on ASEAN states. The task force recommends compliance provisions and contact with focal points in each state’s Ministry of Labour. Action against discrimination is urged along with acti

Malaysian CSO-TU Consultation on the ASEAN Framework on Migrant Workers, Kuala Lumpur, 28 March 2007

11 May 2007   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  ASEAN  

On 28 March 2007, the Task Force convened a regional consultation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to discuss the ASEAN Declaration on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers in the ASEAN region. The consultation also aimed to elaborate on

ILO Wants Progress on Forced Labor in Burma

31 Jul 2006   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Burma  

Further action may include referring Burma to the Court of International Justice, as the ILO’s Commission of Inquiry has stated that forced labor in Burma constitutes a crime against humanity

MALAYSIA: New crackdown on illegals

31 Jul 2006   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Malaysia  

Malaysia has launched several crackdowns since 1992 on illegal workers, most of whom come from impoverished parts of Southeast Asia.

Smoother entry for 100,000

31 Jul 2006   |  ASEAN Migrant Workers   |  Singapore  

MALAYSIA and Singapore have resolved the long-standing problem over the use of passports by the 100,000 Malaysians who commute daily to the republic for work and other purposes.