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Building social protection floors and comprehensive social security systems


The 9th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour reiterates commitment to extend social protection to migrant workers.

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR: The 9th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour on the theme “Better Quality of Life for ASEAN Migrant Workers through Strengthened Social Protection” was held on 9-10 November 2016 in Vientiane, Lao PDR, gathering over 120 representatives of the governments, employers’ organizations, workers’ organizations, and civil society organizations from ASEAN Member States, the ASEAN Secretariat, International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE), ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC), ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC), and the Task Force for ASEAN Migrant Workers (TFAMW) participated in the Forum. The recommendations of the Asean Forum on Migrant Labour that will be submitted to the SLOM call for actions to improve migrant worker’s social protection in ASEAN.


23.11.2016 - Victoria Giroud-Castiella