** 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
59 [ARTUSC]Trade Unions and Solidarity with People/Social movement Sectors KCTU 2003.11.12 121249
58 [ARTUSC] The Impact of Neo-liberal Globalization: Irregular jobs, informal sector work KCTU 2004.03.17 120463
57 [ARTUSC] Pax Americana under US military domination and the tasks before the Peace Movement in Asia KCTU 2003.11.13 120313
56 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 KCTU 2006.11.30 120044
55 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 KCTU 2005.02.17 120039
54 National Human Rights Commission of Korea Release Statement Regarding Death of Ha Joong Keun KCTU 2006.12.03 119933
53 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation KCTU 2008.07.15 119884
52 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT KCTU 2004.03.17 119736
» KCTU International Conference for Migrant Workers Rights KCTU 2007.11.01 119677
50 [ARTUSC] Asian Labour Movement and its perspective:Obstacles to Unity and how to overcome KCTU 2003.11.13 119627
49 [ARTUSC] Anti-War Struggle and the Trade Union Movement KCTU 2003.11.13 119617
48 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) KCTU 2007.06.27 119473
47 [Joint Statement] We denounce the political killings and suppression of workers in the Philippines! KCTU 2007.08.10 119431
46 KCTU Flyer for the ILO Conference, June 2006 KCTU 2006.08.05 119425
45 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea KCTU 2008.08.02 119411
44 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs KCTU 2008.04.14 119394
43 KCTU Monthly News - May 2004 KCTU 2004.06.23 119384
42 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 KCTU 2005.03.10 119352
41 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 KCTU 2005.01.04 119338
40 [ARTUSC] Challenges of the Southeast Asian Trade Unions against the Regionalisation of Capital [1] KCTU 2003.11.12 119307
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