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Labor Migration In and Out of Asia Characteristics and Issues of Asian Migrants and Migration Symposium on the Changing Dynamics of Asian Migration in the 21st Century University of California Davis 01 May 2015 By the


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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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When the Open Working Group released its Final Outcome Document on Sustainable Development Goals in July, it has become apparent that the direction the post-2015 development agenda is taking is one that does not veer away


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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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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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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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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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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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A Closer Look at Forced Migration and Development Aid: The Cases of Philippines and Indonesia

A contribution of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) for the Reality of Aid – ASIA, 24 June 2009. “Neoliberalization policies only exacerbated the perennial economic crisis in poor countries resulting in greater poverty, unemployment, and underemployment.”


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National Migrant Justice Gathering: Building Solidarity, Taking Action Globalization and Migration

Presented by Ramon Bultron, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), York University, Toronto, Ontario on June 10-11, 2006. Download here


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