** Attached file is a documentation of International Conference on Defending and Promoting the Basic Rights of Migrant Workers in South Korea, which was held from August 20-21 in Seoul.

** For your information, the below is the Programme of that conference **

International Conference on Defending and Promoting the Basic Rights of Migrant Workers in South Korea

Monday, August 20, 2007

9:00                Welcome/Introduction:
                Bro. Lee Suk-Haeng, KCTU President

9:30         General Session 1: Implementation of International Labour Standards on Migrant Workers (MC. Bro. Choi Hyun-Mo, Korean Joint Action for Migrants)  

Speaker 1: Bro. Manolo Abella(Chief Technical Adviser , ILO Asian Regional Programme on Governance of Labour Migration Bangkok)

Panelist 1 : Kim Tae-Hyun(Executive Director, KCTU Policy Department)
Panelist 2 : Ellene Sana(Migrant Forum Asia)

Issues covered will be the following:
•        International labor standards on migrant workers, specifically the Non-binding Multi-lateral Framework on Migrant Workers.
•        Implementation of international standards to ensure migrant workers rights
•        International Trends and Policies on Migrant Workers
•        Global Unions response to defending and promoting the rights of migrant workers
•        Global Forum on Migration Development

11:30                  Lunch

13:30         General Session 2:Strategies in Organizing Migrant Workers (MC. : Sis. Jung Hye-Won, International Director, KMWU)
                Speaker 1: Bro. Khairul Ahamad Zainudin, TEUPM (Malaysia)
                Speaker 2: Bro. Nakazima Hiroshi, ZENTOITSU (Japan)
                Speaker 3: Bro. Kim Hyuk, Korean Metal Workers Union, KCTU (South Korea)
                Speaker 4: Bro. Kim Jin-eok, KCTU Seoul Regional Council (South Korea)
                Issues covered will be the following:

16:00                 Break

16:30                 Small group discussion:
                
18:30                  Solidarity Dinner


Tuesday, August 21, 2007

9:30                 Recap Previous Day

10:00                 General Session 2:
National Legal Policies on Migration and Trade Union Responses(MC. Bro. Kwon Doo-seob, KCTU Legal Center)
                Speaker 1: Sis. Ana Maria Corral, UGT (Spain)
                Speaker 2: Sis. Rajeswari Raman, MTUC (Malaysia)
                Speaker 3: Bro. Seok Kwon-Ho, KCTU (South Korea)

                Issues covered will be the following:
•        Various national trends on migration policies
•        Implication of migration policies on the labour market
•        Trade unions
Total 99
No. Subject Name Regdate Hits
79 KCTU Monthly News(March, 2004) [5] KCTU 2004.03.17 166840
78 [ARTUSC] The Impact of Neo-liberal Globalization: Irregular jobs, informal sector work [9] KCTU 2004.03.17 165966
77 [ARTUSC] Globalisation and Militarisation [11] KCTU 2004.03.17 321081
76 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [6] KCTU 2004.03.17 165792
75 [ARTUC] Global Restructuring and Trade Union Strategy [6] KCTU 2004.03.17 167016
74 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 [4] KCTU 2004.04.24 165928
73 KCTU Monthly News - May 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.06.23 166182
72 KCTU Monthly News - June [688] KCTU 2004.07.20 257233
71 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165030
70 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 165654
69 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.12.22 165875
68 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 [7] KCTU 2005.01.04 165796
67 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [6] KCTU 2005.02.17 165954
66 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 164796
65 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 164960
64 KCTU Monthly News : May Edition 2005 [6] KCTU 2005.05.20 168510
63 KCTU Monthly News : June-July Edition(Part One) [33] KCTU 2005.07.19 166515
62 KCTU Monthly News : June-July Edition(Part Two) [10] KCTU 2005.07.29 178585
61 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 165406
60 Why We Are Here : Voice of the Korean People on the Korea-Us FTA [6] KCTU 2006.06.13 162138
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