** 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] Pax Americana under US military domination and the tasks before the Peace Movement in Asia KCTU 2003.11.13 112379
58 [ARTUSC] Challenges of the Southeast Asian Trade Unions against the Regionalisation of Capital KCTU 2003.11.12 111652
57 [ARTUSC] Japanese Militarization Trends and the Korean Peninsula Crisis, Trade Unions Response KCTU 2003.11.13 111414
56 KCTU Monthly News : June-July Edition(Part One) KCTU 2005.07.19 111270
55 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project KCTU 2008.08.02 110936
54 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 KCTU 2004.04.24 110736
53 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea KCTU 2008.08.02 110728
52 [ARTUSC] Asian Labour Movement and its perspective:Obstacles to Unity and how to overcome KCTU 2003.11.13 110697
51 [ARTUSC] The Impact of Neo-liberal Globalization: Irregular jobs, informal sector work KCTU 2004.03.17 110622
50 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea KCTU 2008.11.12 110608
49 KCTU Presentation Paper in the April Joint Action Week against the EU FTAs KCTU 2008.04.14 110608
48 KCTU Monthly News - June [16] KCTU 2004.07.20 110561
47 [ARTUSC] Anti-War Struggle and the Trade Union Movement KCTU 2003.11.13 110480
46 KCTU Policy Paper on the KORUS FTA KCTU 2006.08.02 110438
45 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 KCTU 2005.02.17 110415
44 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 KCTU 2005.09.05 110398
43 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements KCTU 2007.12.14 110392
42 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 KCTU 2005.03.10 110327
41 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers KCTU 2008.08.02 110307
40 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT KCTU 2004.03.17 110287
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