Labour migration resources

  1. Occupational safety and health: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE

  2. Forced labour and human trafficking: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE

  3. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, September 2015

    24 September 2015

    The highlight of this edition is the interview with new ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee. The quarterly newsletter also includes information on Viet Nam’s minimum wage increase proposal, the national blueprint to eliminate asbestos and how migrant resource centres have helped migrant workers to make informed decisions.

  4. Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    23 September 2015

    The report presents an in-depth overview of Nepal's labour migration sector in Nepal, including trends and patterns of the population growth and labour markets; the demand situation in countries of destination; the technical and vocational education and training sector in Nepal and its relationship to labour migrants; and the process of labour migration and support provisions in place for workers. The focus on the report is on the examination of the various inter-linkages between these different aspects of Nepal's labour migration sector.

  5. Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour flows between Asia and the Arab States Asia Tripartite Meeting

    23 September 2015

    Following on from the December 2014 inter-regional Experts’ Meeting on “Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour flows between Asia and the Arab States Experts’ Meeting”, an Asia Tripartite Meeting was held on May 6-7, 2015, co-organized by ILO with the Ministry of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia.

  6. Meetings on Work in Fishing in Jakarta

    Recent years have seen both fishing itself and the market for caught fish becoming increasingly globalized. Technology in the fishing industry has been changing rapidly as well, often transforming the way that fishing is carried out. Difficult working conditions are common in fishing, regardless of the type of commercial fishing operation.

  7. 8th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings

    The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is an open platform for the review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers in South East Asia. Each year the forum develops recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (Cebu Declaration).

  8. ATUC Youth Rally 2015

    The ASEAN Trade Union Council hosted the first ATUC Youth Rally and Dissemination Forum on Protecting Migrant Workers through Trade Union Agreements in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 3-5 September 2015, with the participation of 200 young workers/delegates and principal officers from 16 affiliate national labour centers, from eight (8) ASEAN member states, including observers and resource persons from the International Labour Organization (ILO) ACTRAV, ILO ASEAN Triangle Project (ATP), the International Trade Union Confederation Asia Pacific, and the ASEAN Secretariat.

  9. Myanmar citizens abroad: What the 2014 census tells us about migration

    01 September 2015

    GMS TRIANGLE Project Information Note, September 2015: In 2014 Myanmar conducted its first census in thirty years, the Myanmar Population and Housing Census (2014 MPHC). The census provides a crucial social, economic, and demographic picture of the country to support the development of appropriate policies and programmes for the improvement of living standards of the people of Myanmar.

  10. Fact sheet for Work in Freedom

    30 August 2015

    Fact sheet