Resources on labour migration

  1. National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    25 November 2014

    National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) from September to November 2014 was held in several ASEAN member states to take stock on progress to date and implementation of previous forums’ recommendations at the national level, to discuss the 7th AFML’s proposed theme, and to prepare recommendations for the 7th AFML. AFML Tripartite Preparatory Meeting Schedule: Philippines: 16th September 2014, Viet Nam: 23rd September 2014, Myanmar: 2nd October 2014, Cambodia: 9th October 2014,and Thailand: 20th October 2014

  2. Regional Training on Strategic Management and Negotiations for ASEAN Labour Attaches

    24 November 2014

    Regional Training on Strategic Management and Negotiations for ASEAN Labour Attaches was held on 8-12 September 2014 in Makati City, Philippines. This labour attaché training programme is delivered by the ATP and the Asian Institute of Management to support the capacity of labour attachés and consular officials in ASEAN. The programme will provide participants with information on international labour standards relevant to the protection of migrant workers, the ability to effectively negotiate with different stakeholders, and joint decision makings, as well as the opportunity to network with other officials for future cooperation.

  3. EU and ILO promote decent work for health professionals

    20 November 2014

    For the past three years, the ILO, in partnership with migration-relevant government agencies, employers and workers’ organizations and civil society, has been implementing the European Union-financed project on “Decent Work across Borders”. The project focuses on raising awareness for the safe, ethical and decent migration and voluntary return of health-care professionals and skilled workers from the Philippines, India and Viet Nam to selected European member States.

  4. Opening address at the ASEAN conference on strengthening the protection and empowerment of women migrant workers

    12 November 2014

    By Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ASEAN conference on strengthening the protection and empowerment of women migrant workers, Pasig City, Philippines, 13 November 2014

  5. Opening address at the Fostering the social and professional reintegration of returned migrants

    14 July 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Fostering the social and professional reintegration of returned migrants, Tagaytay City, Philippines, 14 July 2014

  6. Regional Meeting on Increasing Productivity through Enhancing the Safety and Health of Migrant Workers, Marriot Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok Thailand, 29-30 April 2014

    27 May 2014

    The mobility of professionals in the ASEAN region is expected to increase significantly with the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) Blueprint for the free flow of skilled labour by 2015. Increased efforts will be needed to ensure that robust regulatory frameworks are in place across the region when the AEC is scheduled to commence in 2015

  7. Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and ILO-ASEAN TRIANGLE Project Regional Civil Society Consultation: Post 6th AFML Activities 27-28 May 2014, Bangkok

    27 May 2014

    The primary objective of this consultation is to identify activities that national CSO stakeholders will undertake to implement the Recommendations of the 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) and to assess the extent to which CSO have contributed to the implementation of the AFML recommendations (3rd, 4th, 5th)

  8. Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment(PLEDGE)Training of Trainers

    15 May 2014

    To train Project staff and trainers from service providers of the pilot projects on the concept of training under the PLEDGE methodology; To familiarize the trainers on the preparation and submission of training reports needed for documentation and monitoring; To train the PLEDGE project staff on enterphrise development training on trasitional approach for the PLEDGE project.

  9. Training on the "Role and Responsibility of government officials in promoting ethical recruitment practices.

    15 May 2014

    Two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials

  10. Training on the "Role and Responsibility of government officials in promoting ethical recruitment practices"

    15 May 2014

    Two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials