** 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
39 No FTA Newsletter : Official News of the Korean Alliance Against the Korea-U.S. FTA [12] KCTU 2007.06.29 164730
38 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - June, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.07.09 163826
37 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - July, 2007 [12] KCTU 2007.08.10 164637
36 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [11] KCTU 2007.08.10 168232
» KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [14] KCTU 2007.11.01 167523
34 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [12] KCTU 2007.12.14 167603
33 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [13] KCTU 2008.03.04 168077
32 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 [32] KCTU 2008.04.14 174225
31 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs [11] KCTU 2008.04.14 167689
30 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [15] KCTU 2008.07.15 167587
29 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [14] KCTU 2008.08.02 167960
28 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [13] KCTU 2008.08.02 167293
27 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [12] KCTU 2008.08.02 167511
26 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [17] KCTU 2008.11.12 167577
25 NGO Report : Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in South Korea [14] KCTU 2009.02.16 167613
24 Brief on Labor Rights in South Korea - Feb. 2009 [16] KCTU 2009.03.05 166551
23 Press Statement of Global Unions Mission to South Korea-Feb.2009 [14] KCTU 2009.03.05 171747
22 ILO CFA Conclusion and Recommendations on the case of MTU(Case No. 2620) [18] KCTU 2009.04.07 190302
21 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [17] admin 2009.06.09 434172
20 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers [28] admin 2009.07.08 262420
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