** 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 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 [1] KCTU 2005.01.04 121298
38 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 update [1] KCTU 2004.04.24 121261
37 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements KCTU 2007.12.14 121251
36 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea KCTU 2008.08.02 121236
35 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [2] KCTU 2005.04.13 121233
34 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project KCTU 2008.08.02 121186
33 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA KCTU 2006.08.02 121147
32 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the Second Edition of 2008 KCTU 2008.04.14 121140
31 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea KCTU 2006.09.22 121123
30 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS KCTU 2006.10.24 121074
29 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs KCTU 2008.04.14 121060
28 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [1] KCTU 2004.11.05 120973
27 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) KCTU 2007.06.27 120962
26 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 update [3] KCTU 2004.08.13 120917
25 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 KCTU 2007.02.22 120915
24 [ARTUC] Global Restructuring and Trade Union Strategy [1] KCTU 2004.03.17 120915
23 KCTU Monthly News - May 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.06.23 120909
22 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.12.22 120899
21 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 KCTU 2008.03.04 120883
20 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 KCTU 2006.11.30 120847
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