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  1. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Other international agreements - International agreement

    ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-01-13 | INT-2007-IA-93358

    Sets out the general principles of the Declaration and then the obligations of both the sending and receiving parties. These include:

    5. Intensify efforts to protect the fundamental human rights, promote the welfare and uphold human dignity of migrant workers;
    6. Work towards the achievement of harmony and tolerance between receiving states and migrant workers;
    7. Facilitate access to resources and remedies through information, training and education, access to justice, and social welfare services as appropriate and in accordance with the legislation of the receiving state, provided that they fulfill the requirements under applicable laws, regulations and policies of the said state, bilateral agreements and multilateral treaties;
    8. Promote fair and appropriate employment protection, payment of wages, and adequate access to decent working and living conditions for migrant workers;
    9. Provide migrant workers, who may be victims of discrimination, abuse, exploitation, violence, with adequate access to the legal and judicial system of the
    receiving states; and
    10. Facilitate the exercise of consular functions to consular or diplomatic authorities of states of origin when a migrant worker is arrested or committed to prison or custody or detained in any other manner, under the laws and regulations of the receiving state and in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

    11. Enhance measures related to the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers;
    12. Ensure access to employment and livelihood opportunities for their citizens as sustainable alternatives to migration of workers;
    13. Set up policies and procedures to facilitate aspects of migration of workers, including recruitment, preparation for deployment overseas and protection of the migrant workers when abroad as well as repatriation and reintegration to the countries of origin; and
    14. Establish and promote legal practices to regulate recruitment of migrant workers and adopt mechanisms to eliminate recruitment malpractices through legal and valid
    contracts, regulation and accreditation of recruitment agencies and employers, and blacklisting of negligent/unlawful agencies.

  2. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Other international agreements - International agreement

    Accord de coopération entre la Communauté européenne et la République démocratique populaire Lao. Fait à Luxembourg, le 29 avril 1997.

    Adoption: 1997-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-01 | LAO-1997-IA-48249

    Prévoit notamment que le développement des ressources humaines et le développement social doivent faire partie intégrante de la coopération économique et de la coopération au développement. A cette fin, précise qu'une attention adéquate devra être accordée aux objectifs de formation répondant à des besoins institutionnels et à des activités spécifiques de formation professionnelle en vue d'améliorer les qualifications de la main-d'oeuvre locale.

  3. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Other international agreements - International agreement

    Accord entre la Confédération suisse et la République Démocratique Populaire Lao concernant la promotion et la protection réciproque des investissements, conclu le 4 décembre 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-04 | INT-1996-IA-51869

  4. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Other international agreements - International agreement

    Accord entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement de la République démocratique populaire Lao sur l'encouragement et la protection réciproques des investissements (ensemble un échange de lettres), signé à Paris le 12 décembre 1989.

    Adoption: 1989-12-12 | INT-1989-IA-22264

    Prévoit notamment l'égalité de traitement des investissements et le libre transfert de ceux-ci et des revenus qui y sont liés. Le décret No. 91-401 du 24 avril 1991 en porte publication par la partie française.

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