Who We Are

The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) is a regional center committed to supporting the migrant movement through advocacy, organizing and building linkages for the advancement of migrants’ rights.
Established in 1984, the APMM conducts research, trainings and conferences, advocacy and lobbying side by side migrant organizations in Asia Pacific and the Middle East to defend migrants’ rights, strengthen links and solidarity among them and with their local counterparts, and address the root causes of forced migration.
migrant workers in Asia Pacific
total migrant remittance inflows in Asia Pacific countries
estimated number of undocumened migrants in Asia Pacific
population of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong

Our Programmes

Core Programs

Advocacy and campaigns

Education and research

Organizing and networking

Women's program


Development and forced migration

Domestic work as work

Marriage migrants

Undocumented migrants

Migrant trade unionism

Get Involved

We welcome interns and volunteers willing to work on the issue of migration and with migrant workers.
We hope you find our work rewarding. If you like, please make a contribution to the ongoing efforts of our work.
We support campaigns of migrants and advocate for their inclusion in processes like the Global Compact on Migration.

Upcoming Events

December 2020

Asia-Pacific Regional Review of Implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

16 December 2020
The APMM will participate in the Asia-Pacific Regional Review of Implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration on 16 December, 11am-2pm (BKK time). Objectives to be discussed there will be 14, 15, 16, 19, 20 and 22.
December 2020

Northeast Asia People's Research Training

5-19 December 2020, 8AM HK time
The APMM is the affiliate of the Asia Pacific Research Network in the latter's Northeast Asia People's Research Training happening every Wednesday and Saturday starting December 5, 2020. The training will have 6 sessions to be participated in by people's organizations across Northeast Asia.

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Latest Blog

Here is a story of Maria, a woman migrant working as a musician in Phuket Thailand. In this story written by Teresa Sarmiento, Maria related the struggles she went through during the COVID-19


On November 4, 2020 leaders of faith and migrant communities come together for a sharing and concerns of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong whose vulnerability increases amidst the COVID19


To build back better, strengthen the migrants’ movement - this is the statement 


Founded in 1984, the APMM is a registered non-profit limited company with charitable status in Hong Kong. 

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