** 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
99 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] CGIL Responses to Economic Crisis [10] admin 2009.07.09 622122
98 KCTU Flyer for ILC and OECD Forums 2009 [11] admin 2009.07.09 458506
97 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] CUT Responses to Economic Crisis update [13] admin 2009.07.09 439974
96 KCTU Brief on Labour Rights Situation in South Korea [11] admin 2009.06.09 429490
95 [ARTUSC] Globalisation and Militarisation [7] KCTU 2004.03.17 318377
94 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] COSATU Responses to Economic Crisis [20] admin 2009.07.09 254344
93 KCTU Ploicy Paper on Discrimination against Women Workers [19] admin 2009.07.08 254132
92 KCTU Monthly News - June update [650] KCTU 2004.07.20 250082
91 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] Australia's Responses to Economic Crisis [10] admin 2009.07.09 247423
90 [KCTU Int'l Symposium] KCTU Responses to Economic Crisis [14] admin 2009.07.09 246970
89 The Current Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea [13] KCTU 2009.11.03 243282
88 ILO CFA 355th Report [12] KCTU 2009.12.08 238883
87 Current Situation of labor issues in Korea [12] KCTU 2009.12.23 238217
86 [Issue Briefing]Criticism of the Revised Law relating to Union Pluralism and the Status of Full-time Union Officials update [24] KCTU 2010.01.19 231153
85 International Seminar on the Status of Full-time Trade Union Officials and Global Standards [14] KCTU 2009.12.09 223792
84 Why We Oppose the KORUS FTA - KCTU Position Paper on KORUS FTA update [19] KCTU 2011.02.08 222353
83 [KCTU Monthly Newsletter-2010 March] 2010 Directives of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions [12] KCTU 2010.03.30 218919
82 Briefing document for TUAC to OECD/Fundamental Labour Rights in KOREA after Suspension of Special Monitoring Process [10] KCTU 2010.05.13 208510
81 [ARTUSC] The Case of TNCs in Korea [7] KCTU 2003.11.13 203565
80 [ARTUSC] The HKCTUs Strategy in Response to the Neoliberal Globalisation [22] KCTU 2003.11.13 201059
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