** 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 Three Years of President Kim Dae Jung: the impact of neoliberal Nobel Peace Laureate [13] KCTU 2003.06.24 184980
98 What is the National Education Information System and its problems? [9] KCTU 2003.06.25 186403
97 The KCTU Movement's 5 year Plan [18] KCTU 2003.08.14 184184
96 Report on Women Workers in Korea [12] KCTU 2003.10.07 182091
95 Flexibilization of Labor and the Future of the Trade Union Movement [10] KCTU 2003.10.09 181101
94 Statement on the government's "Roadmap for Industrial Relations Reform" [9] KCTU 2003.10.18 183783
93 [ARTUSC] Struggles of KCTU against Neoliberal Restructuring after Economic Crisis, and Perspectives [10] KCTU 2003.11.12 173312
92 [ARTUSC] Final Statement and Action Plan of the Asian Regional Trade Union Solidarity Conference [9] KCTU 2003.11.12 188778
91 [ARTUSC] Opening Address : For the Unity and Solidarity of Asian Worekrs [9] KCTU 2003.11.12 173267
90 [ARTUSC] Challenges of the Southeast Asian Trade Unions against the Regionalisation of Capital [8] KCTU 2003.11.12 169077
89 [ARTUSC]Trade Unions and Solidarity with People/Social movement Sectors [8] KCTU 2003.11.12 171237
88 [ARTUSC]The Role of Asian Trade Unions in Developing a Democratic and Progressive International Trad [7] KCTU 2003.11.12 184002
87 [ARTUSC] Asian Labour Movement and its perspective:Obstacles to Unity and how to overcome [9] KCTU 2003.11.13 169237
86 [ARTUSC] Pax Americana under US military domination and the tasks before the Peace Movement in Asia [9] KCTU 2003.11.13 168815
85 [ARTUSC] Japanese Militarization Trends and the Korean Peninsula Crisis, Trade Unions Response [9] KCTU 2003.11.13 168843
84 [ARTUSC] Anti-War Struggle and the Trade Union Movement [8] KCTU 2003.11.13 168520
83 [ARTUSC] The All Japan Dockworkers Union Anti-War and Anti-Deregulations Movements [9] KCTU 2003.11.13 176701
82 [ARTUSC] The Reality of Women Migrant Workers in South Korea and Recommendations to Improve.. [9] KCTU 2003.11.13 175780
81 [ARTUSC] The HKCTUs Strategy in Response to the Neoliberal Globalisation [24] KCTU 2003.11.13 206732
80 [ARTUSC] The Case of TNCs in Korea [12] KCTU 2003.11.13 209634
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