Regional Informal Workshop: Bangkok, August 1-2, 2009


Regional Informal Workshop on Parliaments, Migration and Labour Markets in ASEAN 2009

The Parliamentarians’ program in Bangkok was organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Philippines and MFA with the support of the from the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National Assembly of Thailand. ┬áThe program was the third in a series of programs on migration and parliamentarians. ┬áThe workshop aimed to continue and deepen the dialogue among parliamentarians, and with parliamentarians and other migration stakeholders. As a group, participants reflected on ways on that parliamentarians can address recent labor market developments and labor migration issues particular to the ASEAN sub-region, at the national and regional level. Participants were members of parliament from the ASEAN region (including parliamentary/legislative staffs), representatives from relevant government agencies and the ASEAN Secretariat, and representatives from migrant NGOs and associations, trade unions, and academe.

Download the Resolution on Parliaments, Migration and Labour Markets in ASEAN 2009

Download the Summary Report from the 2009 Regional Informal Workshop in Bangkok