Browsing: Statements

The Communique of the Asia Consultation on “Human Trafficking and Forced Migration: A Call for Decent Labour and a Living Wage”

  A pre-event to the 2017 Asia Mission Conference 9-11 October 2017 1. We the participants of the Asia Consultation on Human Trafficking and Forced Migration are representatives of churches, church councils, ecumenical bodies, mission partners,


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Taking Flight: The Plight of the OFWs in their Own Home (Part 2) by Michelle Lado

Photo from Bulatlat.com   LABOR EXPORT POLICY The Philippine Government has taken upon itself to deploy Filipino workers as early as the 1970s through the Labor Export Policy program. It started in the pre-Martial Law days


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Taking Flight: The Plight of the OFWs in Their Own Home (Part 1) by Michelle Lado

June 30—It was a day of a gathering-celebration for Jennifer Dalquez at the Lord of the Risen Church in UP Diliman. It was organized by Migrante, a militant OFW organization which marched earlier that day in


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APMM Reflective Journal

By Nikki Last year, Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul was packed with hundreds of thousands of people rallying over the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye. The Korean Constitutional Court upheld the motion and the president’s dismissal


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Journal Article I: The Integration Experience

By Humaira Qamar Sundays. Everyone was home. Catching up on some sleep. Snoozing in a little past after noon. We would slowly arrive at the kitchen one by one. And had the appetite to chow down


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APMM Journal Reflection

By Kathleen Mae Magramo “Oh you’re Filipino? Is your mother a domestic helper like my ‘jiejie’?” – a lot of curious children who I teach in my part time job ask me this. And the answer


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Welcome Maira, our intern from HKU

Humaira Qamar is one of our three interns for summer from the Hong Kong University. Currently, she, Kathleen and Nikki stay with us at the APMM office while integrating with migrant workers during Sunday. Read more


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Welcome Kathleen, our Filipino intern from HKU

Let us all welcome, Kathleen Magramo, a Filipino intern from Hong Kong University. Kathleen is a Filipino born in Hong Kong. She has lived her all her life and is now studying Political Science at HKU. She


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Welcome Nikki, our Intern from HKU

Welcome to Nikki Park, our summer intern from Hong Kong University. Hailing from Gwangju, South Korea, Nikki has started with us already in mid-May 2017 and will be staying until this July. Please read more about her. ———


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SUMA 2017: Duterte must protect migrants, address root causes of forced migration

Migrante International has successfully conducted SUMA 2017: The State of Filipino Migrants and their Families under the Duterte Administration last 7 June, 2017 at the UP College of Law, University of the Philippines Diliman. The event was


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Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

More than 80 members of civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged Member States of the UN ESCAP for the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017 at the UN Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand on March 29


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Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development

More than 150 civil society organizations (CSOs) from across the Asia-Pacific region participated in the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development from March 26 to 28 in Bangkok, Thailand. With the theme Prosperity for


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AMMORE holds General Assembly

The Alliance of Marriage Migrants Organizations for Rights and Empowerment, or AMMORE, has successfully concluded its first general assembly in Bangkok, Thailand last March 23, 2017. With 14 participants from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Hong


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Commemorating IWD 2017: Marriage Migrants Deserve Recognition and Respect

In addition to love and affection, we deserve and demand recognition, respect and protection. On the commemoration of the 2017 International Women’s Day, we in the Action Network of Marriage Migrants for Rights and Empowerment (AMMORE)


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APMM Statement on 2016 Intl Migrants Day

Further strengthen our international solidarity, further organize the broadest number of migrants  (Statement of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants on the 2016 International Migrants Day) The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants joins migrant workers, immigrants, marriage


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