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MFA arranged a dialogue for the members of the Asia Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Labour Migration with Congressman John Bertiz, House of Representatives, Philippines and Ms. Cecilia Lero from the Office of Congressman Tom Villarin to provide space for parliamentarians to exchange experiences and to identify parliamentary strategies for ratification and domestification of C189. The dialogue was part of the Regional Conference on...

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1 Million Cambodian Migrant Workers in Thailand Might Miss Voting Registration About 9.6 million Cambodians are now eligible to vote, according to the National Election Commission for the next commune elections scheduled for 4 June, 2017. Although registration procedures have been somewhat simplified and a new electronic voter list will replace the old controversial one, eligible voters currently working in Thailand, estimated to be...

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Members of the Asian Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Labour Migration representing Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea and Sri Lanka gathered in Kuala Lumpur on 13-14 November 2015 for its 5th Annual Assembly to discuss how they could actively engage in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that UN Member States adopted on 25 September 2015. In the immediate aftermath,...

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The 4th Annual Meeting of the Asian Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Labour Migration was convened in Kathmandu, Nepal from 8-9 November 2014. There were 40 participants to the conference, which included current and former Members of Parliament, Parliamentary staff, representatives from civil society and trade unions and select expert resource speakers. Countries represented were Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,...

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