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Nationalizing the Global: The Public Discourse on Migrant Workers in South Korea

Conference paper from "Korea and Global Migration Conference" (December 2004) that examines how the "public discourse on migrant workers in South Korea is constructed in this transitional period."

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Mekong Symposium on Migration: Protecting Migrants’ Rights When They Leave the Host Country

Mekong Migration Network (MMN) & Asian Migrant Centre (AMC). "Published proceedings from the Symposium entitled “Protecting Migrants’ Rights When They Leave the Host Country” co-organised by the MMN, Action Network for Migrants (AMN), MAP Foundation, Asian Migrant Centre and IOM on 30 September – 2 October 2004, Chiang Mai, Thailand." MMN invited policy makers and representatives of INGOs, NGOs and migrants’ grassroots organizations to discuss the issues in preparation for the MMN collaborative research that was to be carried out in 2005-6. The report includes a summary of presentations and discussions from the open forum as well as the original power point presentations prepared by resource persons. http://www.mekongmigration.org/?page_id=17

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Glossary on migration

Glossary on migration

IOM - 2004. This is a consolidation of the terminology used in the migration field, used to provide a reliable reference for practitioners, government migration officials, etc.

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Sri Lanka: good practices to prevent women migrant workers from going into exploitative forms of labour

Sri Lanka: good practices to prevent women migrant workers from going into exploitative forms of labour

Focuses on the situation of the women migrant workers in their families, workplaces, communities and societies in sending and receiving countries and also on the initiatives, policies and programmes, “good” and “bad” practices implemented by government, private recruitment and employment agencies and a wide range of social actors to assist and protect women migrants against exploitation and abuse and to prevent them from being trafficked.

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Decree 68/2002 on Export of Lao Workers Working Abroad

2002 - English translation of Decree 68/2002, defining regulations for administration and sending of Lao workers to work abroad.

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Migration Needs, Issues and Responses in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: A Resource Book

Mekong Migration Network (MMN) & Asian Migrant Centre (AMC)- 2002. "In September 2001, the Asian Migrant Centre and more than 20 regional and national research partners in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) initiated a collaborative action research project entitled “Migration in the Mekong”. This phase of the research focused on mapping migration issues, needs and responses in the GMS. The first resource book on migration in the GMS was published in 2002 as an outcome publication of that project."

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Exchange note on the recruitment of migrant workers between Cambodia and Malaysia, 1996

Signed 1996, revised in 1999 with Recruitment Procedures for Cambodian Nationals for Employment in Malaysia (attached)

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ILO Recommendation 86 - Migration for Employment Recommendation

ILO Recommendation 86 - Migration for Employment Recommendation

R86 Migration for Employment Recommendation (Revised), 1949

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C97 Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1949

C97 Migration for Employment Convention (Revised), 1949

ILO Convention 97 Migration for Employment Convention

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Climate Change and Migration Issues in the Pacific

Climate Change and Migration Issues in the Pacific

This report has been produced as part of the Pacific Climate Change and Migration (PCCM) Project entitled, ‘Enhancing the Capacity of Pacific Island Countries to Manage the Impacts of Climate Change on Migration’. The PCCM Project is a three year project (2013-2016) funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Practical Guidelines for Employers on the Recruitment, Placement, Employment and Repatriation of Foreign Workers in Malaysia

On 19 December 2014 Malaysian Employers Federation launched the Practical Guidelines for Employers on the Recruitment, Placement Employment and Repatriation of Foreign Workers in Malaysia.

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Pre-departure training curriculum: Viet Nam to Malaysia (Facilitator's manual)

Pre-departure training curriculum: Viet Nam to Malaysia (Facilitator's manual)

Migrants make enormous development contributions to their host and origin countries. Nevertheless many migrant workers, particularly those working in low-skilled sectors are subject to labour exploitation and abuse. The pre-departure training will provide on the workers' rights and responsibilities; the destination country's culture, laws and policies; accessing support services and complaints mechanisms; sending money home, and return and reintegration. The end goal is to reduce the workers' vulnerabilities, to empower them to protect themselves, to recognize situations of labour rights violations, to seek help as required, and finally to have a profitable and positive migration experience.

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