** 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 125943
58 KCTU Monthly News : June-July Edition(Part One) [2] KCTU 2005.07.19 124985
57 [ARTUSC] Pax Americana under US military domination and the tasks before the Peace Movement in Asia [1] KCTU 2003.11.13 124902
56 [ARTUSC] The Impact of Neo-liberal Globalization: Irregular jobs, informal sector work KCTU 2004.03.17 124845
55 [ARTUSC] Challenges of the Southeast Asian Trade Unions against the Regionalisation of Capital [1] KCTU 2003.11.12 124573
54 Recent Situation of Labour Laws and industrial relations in Korea 2005 [1] KCTU 2005.02.17 124478
53 [ARTUSC] Asian Labour Movement and its perspective:Obstacles to Unity and how to overcome [1] KCTU 2003.11.13 124453
52 [ARTUSC] Anti-War Struggle and the Trade Union Movement [1] KCTU 2003.11.13 124425
51 [ARTUSC] Japanese Militarization Trends and the Korean Peninsula Crisis, Trade Unions Response [1] KCTU 2003.11.13 124391
50 Protest Letter to J.W. Howard, Australian Government, Nov 30 KCTU 2006.11.30 124225
49 Dump Truck Drivers on Strike over Implementation of New Construction Equipment Legislation KCTU 2008.07.15 124196
48 KCTU Monthly News: November-December 2004 [1] KCTU 2005.01.04 124149
47 KCTU Monthly News : March Edition 2005 [3] KCTU 2005.03.10 124138
46 KCTU Monthly News : August Edition, 2005 [2] KCTU 2005.09.05 124080
45 KCTU Monthly News : April Edition 2005 [2] KCTU 2005.04.13 124076
44 KCTU Monthly News: September-October 2004 [1] KCTU 2004.11.05 124065
43 [ARTUSC] NEOLIBERALISME AND LABOUR IMPOVERISHMENT [1] KCTU 2004.03.17 124053
42 KCTU Organizing Strategy of Migrant Workers in South Korea KCTU 2008.11.12 123901
41 KCTU-MTU Presentation Paper for the Side Event on Rising Repression against the Migrant Workers KCTU 2008.08.02 123888
40 Petition to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on Burma Shwe Gas Project KCTU 2008.08.02 123880
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