** 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-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [1] KCTU 2008.08.02 128139
38 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 [3] KCTU 2004.08.13 128112
37 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea [2] KCTU 2006.09.22 128092
36 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS [1] KCTU 2006.10.24 128075
35 KCTU Report : Understanding the Actual Situation of Labor Rights in South Korea, Feb. 2007 [1] KCTU 2007.02.22 128074
34 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun [1] KCTU 2006.12.03 128074
33 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.11.05 128066
32 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.12.22 128058
31 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 [2] KCTU 2005.01.04 128055
30 [ARTUC] Global Restructuring and Trade Union Strategy [2] KCTU 2004.03.17 128053
29 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [2] KCTU 2005.04.13 128043
28 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea [1] KCTU 2008.11.12 128019
27 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [1] KCTU 2008.08.02 127999
26 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [2] KCTU 2005.09.05 127952
» KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights [1] KCTU 2007.11.01 127945
24 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [3] KCTU 2004.03.17 127944
23 KCTU Monthly News - May 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.06.23 127915
22 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.04.24 127911
21 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 [1] KCTU 2006.08.05 127896
20 Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of TULRAA [1] KCTU 2013.02.14 127869
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