** 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 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements KCTU 2007.12.14 113079
38 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers KCTU 2008.08.02 113067
37 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea KCTU 2008.11.12 113044
36 KCTU Monthly News - May 2004 KCTU 2004.06.23 113016
35 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) KCTU 2007.06.27 112995
34 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 KCTU 2006.08.05 112989
33 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 KCTU 2008.03.04 112948
32 STATEMENT FROM WORKERS KCTU 2006.10.24 112946
31 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation KCTU 2008.07.15 112931
30 KCTU Monthly News - July 2004 KCTU 2004.08.13 112930
29 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 KCTU 2005.02.17 112921
28 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun KCTU 2006.12.03 112910
27 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 KCTU 2006.11.30 112826
26 ICFTU/TUAC/GUFs Mission Report on the Labour Rights Situation in Korea KCTU 2006.09.22 112806
25 Bro. Jo Jun-Ho's Speech at the 95th ILC, June 2006 KCTU 2006.06.13 112800
24 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 KCTU 2006.12.02 112782
23 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee KCTU 2006.10.23 112782
22 KCTU Monthly News: August-September 2004 KCTU 2004.12.22 112757
21 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 KCTU 2005.01.04 112749
20 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 KCTU 2004.11.05 112734
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