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EU protecting the rights and safety of women migrant workers in South East Asia with €25 million

European Commission, Belgium, 24 November 2017 - The Commission launched a new regional programme to make labour migration safe and fair for all women migrants in South East Asia. This programme is part of the new EU-UN "Spotlight Initiative" to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls worth €500 million.

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 25, 2017 07:30 PM |
ASEAN migrant worker deal gets cautious welcome

Asian Review, Philippines, 24 November 2017 - A deal aimed at protecting Southeast Asia's estimated 7 million migrant workers is flawed, as countries can opt out of key provisions, according to a group of parliamentarians from across the region.

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 25, 2017 07:25 PM |
Manila’s Parting Gift: ASEAN’s Next Steps on Labor Migration

The Diplomat, ASEAN, 22 November 2017 - Against many odds, we have a consensus. Ten years in the making, the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of Rights of Migrant Workers was unveiled by Manila as the centerpiece of its chairmanship during the 31st ASEAN Summit. Considering that it has taken an entire rotation of ASEAN chairmanships for the original Declaration on the Promotion and Protection of Migrant Worker Rights (the “Cebu Declaration”) to receive a vehicle for implementation, its eventual delivery is a surprising success for ASEAN. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte must be proud.

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 25, 2017 07:21 PM |
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Asean consensus on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 25, 2017 07:36 PM |
10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

National recommendations from the National Preparatory Meeting for the 10th AFML held in 8 ASEAN Member States (the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam)

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 07, 2017 08:29 PM |
10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

National recommendations from the National Preparatory Meeting for the 10th AFML held in 8 ASEAN Member States (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, and Myanmar)

Posted by Ying Yang at Nov 07, 2017 08:28 PM |
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