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Businesses discuss how to improve migrant workers’ situation in Thailand

Date: Oct 31, 2019
Location(s): Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok - Businesses heavily rely on migrant labour in both Thailand as well as in most parts of the Asia-Pacific Region.

Promoting Ethical Recruitment and Fair Labour Practices in Fashion industry in Asia

Date: Oct 31, 2019
Location(s): Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok - Li & Fung in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Thailand held a workshop on “Promoting Ethical Recruitment and Fair Labour Practices in Fashion industry in Asia” on 31st October 2019 at Renaissance hotel, Bangkok. 

Workshop on Ethical Recruitment and Protection of Migrant Workers in Jordan

Date: Oct 29, 2019
Location(s): Jordan

Jordan - Migrant workers are often subjected to violations and exploitation due to their vulnerability. This happens when there is a lack of knowledge of Labour Rights and when their access to protection is limited.

International Recruitment Integrity System (IRIS) Training for Foreign Employment Agencies (NAFEA)

Date: Oct 24, 2019
Location(s): Nagarkot, Nepal

On the 9-10th September 2019, IOM organized a two-day training on the IRIS Standard at the Club Himalayas in Nagarkot, Nepal. 24 members of the National Association for Foreign Employment Agencies (NAFEA) attended the introductory training for labor recruiters.

Enhancing Protection of Migrant Workers in Asia through Responsible Recruitment and Employment Practices

Date: Oct 22, 2019
Location(s): Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Ho Chi Minh City - On 22nd October 2019, IOM Viet Nam and amfori jointly organized a round table under the theme “Enhancing Protection of Migrant Workers in Asia Through Responsible Recruitment and Employment Practices”. 

IOM introduces Vietnamese Recruitment Agencies to Ethical Recruitment Standards

Date: Sep 26, 2019
Location(s): Hanoi

IOM and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), held a 2-day introduction for private recruitment agencies in Hanoi, Viet Nam, focusing on topics related to ethical recruitment of international migrant workers.

IOM Works with South Korean Multinationals to Promote Ethical Recruitment in Global Supply Chains

Date: Sep 20, 2019
Location(s): Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seoul – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Republic of Korea (ROK) has hosted a workshop to promote ethical recruitment in global supply chains among Korean multinationals.  

Thailand, Partners Plan Implementation of New Law to Combat Forced Labour, Human Trafficking

Date: Sep 19, 2019
Location(s): Bangkok

The Thai Labour Ministry, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and NGO umbrella group Migrant Working Group (MWG) have hosted a national seminar to plan the implementation of new laws designed to outlaw forced labour in Thailand.  

IOM-Fast Retailing project to map apparel labour supply chains and develop approaches to uphold migrant workers' rights

Date: Sep 12, 2019
Location(s): Tokyo

Global apparel company Fast Retailing and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched an initiative to study the recruitment and employment conditions of migrant workers in Fast Retailing’s supply chains.  

National Forum Addresses Forced Labour and Human Rights in Malaysia

Date: Sep 06, 2019
Location(s): Kuala Lumpur

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have organized the country’s first National Forum on Forced Labour and Human Rights. 

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