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APMM releases Migrants’ Resource Pack and Toolkit on Agenda 2030

The APMM is happy to share with everyone the Migrants’ Resource Pack and Toolkit on Agenda 2030 and the Rights Over Remittance infographic poster. The Resource Pack was developed to help in building capacity of grassroots


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Global Migration Report 2015 – Out Now!

The 2015 edition of the Global Migration Report (On Migration, Development and Migrant Movement) is out! In this edition, we will look into the trend of international migration vis-á-vis the migration for development framework being propagated


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Currently, there are 232 million international migrants in the world and this is projected to increase in the coming years. This includes migrant workers and immigrants who are mainly in agriculture, industries and the service sector.


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Critique of the Final Outcome Document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals By the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants 18 September 2014   Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were developed


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On the Two Opposing Views on the Wage Struggle of Foreign Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

A Critique of the Joint Position Paper of the Coalition for Migrants’ Rights and their Allied Groups entitled “Wage Protection for Foreign Domestic Workers in HK!”. 17 March 2005. Download here


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Sponsorship System and its Effects on Expatriate Workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries

Released by APMM  in July 2008. “One of the most recent and publicized problems facing expatriate workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries today is the sponsorship (kafala) system. This has been strongly exposed by both international and


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The Struggle and Development of Migrants Movement: The Philippine Experience

by Ramon Bultron, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM). Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Transborder and Diaspora: Governance, Survival and Movements. October 7-8, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan. Organized by the Graduate Institute for Social Transformation Studies, Shih Hsin


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Narrative & Declaration of Unity of the Asia Pacific Interfaith Dialogue on Children, Family and Migration

The Asia Pacific Interfaith Dialogue on Children, Family and Migration was organized by the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants and National Council of Churches in the Philippines on October 8-10, 2010 at the UCCP Shalom Centre in Manila, Philippines.


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Narrative Report of the Asian Migrant Workers Summit 2007

Asian migrants in Hong Kong made history on November 25 this year as they successfully launched the first ever summit of different nationalities organized by the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB) at the Hong Kong City University in Kowloon Tong,


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Proceedings of the International Migrants’ Tribunal on the GFMD

The International Migrants’ Tribunal on the GFMD (Global Forum on Migration and Development) is a fruition of many campaigns and collaborative efforts of migrant organizations and their supporters in advancing the causes of migrants and their families at the


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Undocumented Migrants and Immigrants: Issues and Challenges for the Defense of Their Rights and Promotion of Their Wellbeing

Paper Presentation for the Founding Assembly of the International Migrants’ Alliance by Ramon Bultron, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM). 15 June 2008, Hong Kong SAR. Download here


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IMA Founding Assembly proceedings

Collated presentations and other documents of the Founding Assembly of the International Migrants’ Association (IMA) on June 15-16, 2008, Hong Kong SAR, China. Download here


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Submission of Migrant Domestic Worker Organizations, Hong Kong CEDAW Shadow Report 2006

“We, the undersigned migrant domestic worker organizations and institutions from Hong Kong, wish to submit the following recommendations to the UN CEDAW Committee regarding the present conditions of migrant domestic worker rights protection under CEDAW in Hong Kong.” Download


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Development through systematic commodification of migrants NOT for the Benefit of the Grassroots

A critique of the Third Global Forum on Migration and Development, November 4-5, 2009, Athens, Greece. Onn the occasion of the Manila GFMD 2008, the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) and the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS)


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The Global Forum on Migration and Development: Development not for the grassroots migrants

Released on 24 October 2008. “The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is on its second year. Compared to other international gatherings of state representatives, it is relatively young. Yet, it has generated massive concerns already


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