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Asian Research Center for Migration (ARCM), Chulalongkorn University

Asian Research Center for Migration (ARCM), Chulalongkorn University

The Asian Research Center for Migration (ARCM) functions within the Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), Chulalongkorn University. ARCM was established on 1 January 1995 with the aim of monitoring, gathering data, undertaking research, and providing policy recommendations and related services to the government, non-government, and private sectors on cross-border migration trends and processes in Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on Thailand. ARCM’s core team is drawn from the Chulalongkorn University academic community, including both Thai and non-Thai experts with experience and technical back-up in various relevant fields, including sociology and anthropology, political science, economics, and law.

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Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA)

Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA)

CAMFEBA is an autonomous and independent business association recognized by and registered with the Royal Government of Cambodia, established in June 2000.

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Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) - University of Oxford

Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) - University of Oxford

The Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS) is an ESRC-funded Research Centre within the University of Oxford. Since 2003 COMPAS has established an international reputation for original research and policy relevance. COMPAS research covers a spectrum of global migration processes and phenomena, from conditions in places of migrant origins, through to institutions and activities affecting mobility, to social and economic effects in receiving contexts. In particular, COMPAS has developed expertise in relation to migration and the labour market, and migration and urban change.

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Global Forum on Migration and Development

Global Forum on Migration and Development

In line with the September 2006 report from the UN-GA High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (HLD) and the GFMD Operating Modalities endorsed in Brussels in 2007, the GFMD is a voluntary, informal, non-binding and government-led process open to all States Members and Observers of the United Nations, to advance understanding and cooperation on the mutually reinforcing relationship between migration and development and to foster practical and action-oriented outcomes.

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Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development

Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development

The Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) is envisaged to be a global hub of knowledge and policy expertise on migration and development issues. KNOMAD draws on experts from all parts of the world to synthesize existing knowledge and generate new knowledge for use by policy makers in sending and receiving countries. KNOMAD works in close coordination with the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) and the Global Migration Group (GMG). The World Bank has established a multi-donor trust fund to implement the KNOMAD. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) are the largest contributors to the trust fund. Within the World Bank, KNOMAD is located in the Development Prospects Group of the Development Economics Vice-Presidency (DEC). KNOMAD is led by Dilip Ratha.

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Global Migration Policy Associates

Global Migration Policy Associates

Global Migration Policy Associates is an International Research, Policy Development, Advisory Services and Advocacy Group, addressing international migration from a truly global, multidisciplinary and rights-based perspective. Our concept note provides a detailed profile of GMPA. Who we are shows core Associates, our Affiliates, and members of the Advisory Council.

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ILO ASEAN TRIANGLE project

ILO ASEAN TRIANGLE project

Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project). The Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

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ILO GMS TRIANGLE project

ILO GMS TRIANGLE project

Tripartite Action to Protect Migrant Workers within and from the Greater Mekong Subregion from Labour Exploitation (GMS TRIANGLE project). The GMS TRIANGLE project aims to reduce the exploitation of labour migrants by contributing to the development of legal and safe recruitment channels and improved labour protection mechanisms.

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Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University

Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University

Established in 1971, the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) is one of Asia's premier population research and training hubs. The Institute conducts research and provides training in population and development and explores their relationship to the social, economic, reproductive health, medical and public health fields. This allows the Institute to help address emerging issues for Thailand and neighboring countries in south-east Asia and beyond, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for all.

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Migrant Forum in Asia

Migrant Forum in Asia

MIGRANT FORUM IN ASIA (MFA) believes that migrants' rights are human rights. Documented or undocumented, irrespective of race, gender, class, age and religious belief, migrant workers' rights are guaranteed by the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Convention on the Protection of Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families and other international conventions.

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Migration Research Cluster in the National University of Singapore

Migration Research Cluster in the National University of Singapore

The Migration Research Cluster in the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is an interdisciplinary research cluster focusing on issues arising from increased levels of human mobility in Asia, and aims to be the flagship of scholarship of migration and mobilities in the field of social sciences and humanities.

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Network for Asian Migration Studies

Network for Asian Migration Studies

This network seeks to enhance academic and policy exchange of information and analysis regarding Asian migration. It is a platform for communication and networking among researchers addressing the full range of migration in Asia and beyond. Through this network, we aim to gather expertise for organizing events and publications in relation to Asian migration that, in turn, will advance the understanding and governance of migration in Asia, and illuminate how the Asian experience can complement the broader global experience with human migration. Yuk Wah Chan, City University of Hong Kong Michele Ford, University of Sydney Steven J. Gold, Michigan State University David Haines, George Mason University Nicola Piper, University of Sydney Biao Xiang, University of Oxford

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Saphan Siang (Bridge of Voices)

Saphan Siang (Bridge of Voices)

The Saphan Siang (Bridge of Voices) campaign promotes better understanding between Thais and migrant workers by increasing public awareness on the issues faced by migrant workers, their positive contribution to Thailand’s economy and society, and their right to equal protection under the law and in practical access to support services. The campaign seeks to achieve this goal by creating opportunities for interaction between Thais and migrants. The campaign is supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and World Vision International (WVI).

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Scalabrini Migration Center

Scalabrini Migration Center

Established in Manila, Philippines in 1987, the Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC) is dedicated to the promotion of the interdisciplinary study of international migration, with a specific focus on migration questions in the Asia-Pacific region. Aside from research, SMC maintains a resource center specializing in migration literature, publishes the academic quarterly, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, organizes training programs, advocates for the promotion of the rights of migrants, and builds networks with academic institutions civil society, international organizations and governments.

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Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers

The Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TF-AMW) comprises trade unions, human rights and migrant rights non-governmental organisations, and migrant worker associations. It is aimed at supporting the development of a rights-based framework for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers, in line with ASEAN's Vientiane Action Plan.

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Tenaganita

Tenaganita

Malaysian NGO that works towards protecting the rights of women and migrants

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V. V. Giri National Labour Institute (India)

V. V. Giri National Labour Institute (India)

The Institute has a succinctly stated vision to be “a globally reputed institution and centre of excellence in labour research and training committed to enhancing the quality of work and work relations.”

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