** 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 [3] KCTU 2003.11.12 134017
58 [ARTUSC] Pax Americana under US military domination and the tasks before the Peace Movement in Asia [2] KCTU 2003.11.13 133107
57 [ARTUSC] Challenges of the Southeast Asian Trade Unions against the Regionalisation of Capital [4] KCTU 2003.11.12 133076
56 KCTU Monthly News : June-July Edition(Part One) [25] KCTU 2005.07.19 133001
55 Trade Unions Proposal for Improvements of TULRAA [3] KCTU 2013.02.14 132972
54 [ARTUSC] Japanese Militarization Trends and the Korean Peninsula Crisis, Trade Unions Response [2] KCTU 2003.11.13 132957
53 [ARTUSC] Anti-War Struggle and the Trade Union Movement [2] KCTU 2003.11.13 132604
52 [ARTUSC] Asian Labour Movement and its perspective:Obstacles to Unity and how to overcome [2] KCTU 2003.11.13 132536
51 Protest Letter to Arroyo, Filipino Government on Nov 16 [3] KCTU 2006.11.30 132018
50 KCTU Report to the UN Human Rights Committee [4] KCTU 2006.10.23 131953
49 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.11.05 131862
48 KCTU General Strike Newsletter #4 - December 1 [2] KCTU 2006.12.02 131847
47 KCTU Monthly Newsletter - the First Edition of 2008 [2] KCTU 2008.03.04 131819
46 Bro. Jo Jun-Ho's Speech at the 95th ILC, June 2006 [1] KCTU 2006.06.13 131780
45 Written Statement for Human Rights Council on Migrant Workers Rights in South Korea [2] KCTU 2008.08.02 131758
44 KCTU Monthly News - April 2004 [2] KCTU 2004.04.24 131729
43 CLC-KCTU Joint Statement on Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreements [3] KCTU 2007.12.14 131639
42 2007-June- ILO CFA Report on Korean Case(#1865) [2] KCTU 2007.06.27 131422
41 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [3] KCTU 2005.03.10 131375
40 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers [4] KCTU 2008.08.02 131372
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