What's on IAMR 2009

Second International Assembly
of Migrants and Refugees (IAMR)
Athens, Greece
November 1-4, 2009

Dear Fellow Migrants, Refugees, Advocates and Friends:

We are once again cordially inviting you to join us in the SECOND INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES (IAMR) in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 1-4, 2009. This assembly is OUR assembly, and will be held in the militant tradition of the first IAMR held in Manila, Philippines last October 2008 ...

Our Cultural Opening

This was the short clip shown during the opening of the IMA Founding Assembly in City University of Hong Kong last June 15, 2008.

It has moved many delegates to tears, only proving the plight faced by millions of migrants, refugees and the displaced. Yet, it likewise showed the growing and united struggle of the sector as they formally established the IMA.

80 repatriated OFWs return on New Year’s Day

By Jerome Aning
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Filed Under: Overseas Employment

Labor Migration in 2009: A Terrible Year to Be an OFW

The regime of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo changed the face of labor migration in the Philippines. It pursued its labor-export policy aggressively, begging receiving countries to accept more overseas Filipino workers. In the meantime, it shirked its responsibilities toward OFWs in distress, in many instances even becoming complicit in the abuse of overseas workers.

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO

Don’t give jobless false hopes, Labor chief told

By Noel Barcelona
Posted on Dec. 30, 2009 at 7:58am

http://www.dateline.ph/?p=3615

Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines—With more speculative jobs abroad and low job opportunities at home, Migrante Middle East (ME) tells Labor Secretary Marianito D. Roque Jr. not to give jobless and those looking for a job false hopes.

IWC in Montreal

MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2010

PROGRAM TOPICS & SPEAKERS as of July 3rd, 2010

KEYNOTE: “MOVING FORWARD THE MILITANT GLOBAL WOMEN’S MOVEMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY”:

Speaker: LISA MAZA

For inquiries, please write to Thelma Castro at tcast98@yahoo.com


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