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Communiqué of the Interfaith Mission for Solidarity and Service with Migrants, Refugees and Uprooted People

Grha Oikumene, Jakarta, Indonesia 12-14 September 2018 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was


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Successful Interfaith Meet on Labor Trafficking

Migrants, service providers, faith leaders reach high unity to fight trafficking Article by the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants on the Interfaith Mission for Solidarity and Support with Migrants, Refugees and Uprooted People held in Jakarta,


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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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[IAMR7] Migrants & Refugees SpeakOut in Berlin (28-Jun-2017)

SPEAK OUT STREET EVENT! The International Migrants Alliance (IMA), in cooperation with the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), GABRIELA Germany, IBON International, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, the International Women’s Alliance, MIGRANTE Europe, and


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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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The Trade Unions and Migrants Dialogue

The Trade Unions and Migrants Dialogue held on May 4, 2017 was attended by migrants and grassroots organization leaders from different countries such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the Philippines. Migrants Situations


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Japan’s marriage migrants hold leadership workshop

On May 14, Kafin-Hanno and Iruma, an organization of Filipino marriage migrants living in Hanno and Iruma cities of Japan, conducted a leadership and organizing workshop for marriage migrants in Higashi-Hanno, Japan. Rey Asis of the


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APMM attends APRN biennial, exec elected chair

  The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) helped co-organize and participated in the recently-concluded biennial conference of the Asia Pacific Research Network, or APRN. Entitled “Resisting Militarism, Building People’s Power and Democracy”, the two-day conference,


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[APMM Webinars] Rex Osa talks refugee situation in Germany

Rex Osa, a refugee of Nigerian descent in Germany, was the main resource speaker of APMM’s webinar on refugee situation last April 25. In 2005, Rex sought asylum in Germany after escaping political persecution in Nigeria.


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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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Regional Training on UN Agenda 2030

On March 24 to 25, 18 participants from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Indonesia gathered in Bangkok, Thailand for the Regional Training on UN Agenda 2030. Organized by the Asia Pacific Mission


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