Statements


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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Today, 18 December 2013, we, the members of the Asian Inter-Parliamentary Caucus on Labour Migration, express our solidarity to all migrant workers and members of their families across the globe in celebrating the International Migrants’ Day. On 22-23 November 2013 in Bangkok, the Caucus was convened for the seventh consecutive year to renew our commitment to advocate for the protection of the human and labour rights and welfare of...

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On November 1st, Human Rights Watch released a report entitled “They Deceived Us at Every Step: Abuses against Cambodian Domestic Workers Migrating to Malaysia.” This report presents detailed documentation of the significant abuses and exploitation of Cambodian domestic workers during recruitment, work abroad, and upon their return home. We, members of the Asian Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Labour Migration, welcome this report as...

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