** 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 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! [6] KCTU 2007.08.10 166550
38 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [6] KCTU 2004.11.05 166488
37 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [12] KCTU 2005.09.05 166359
36 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [7] KCTU 2007.06.27 166295
35 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 [6] KCTU 2006.11.30 166293
34 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA [10] KCTU 2006.08.02 166157
33 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [6] KCTU 2006.09.22 166113
32 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [6] KCTU 2006.12.03 165966
31 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [6] KCTU 2006.10.23 165950
30 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [6] KCTU 2006.10.24 165917
29 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [5] KCTU 2004.08.13 165864
28 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.04.13 165853
27 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation [10] KCTU 2008.07.15 165850
26 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [7] KCTU 2007.12.14 165827
25 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [8] KCTU 2008.03.04 165805
24 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [5] KCTU 2007.02.22 165784
23 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project [7] KCTU 2008.08.02 165756
22 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [5] KCTU 2005.03.10 165664
21 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [6] KCTU 2006.12.02 165652
20 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [9] KCTU 2008.08.02 165644
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