involving Indonesian Migrant Workers in Malaysia
Press releases received from Tenaganita:
Address root causes in order
to seek solutions to problems related to Migrant Workers.
Tenaganita supports the move
to educate foreign workers on culture and lifestyle.
The following articles were
received from The
Consortium for the Defence of Indonesian Migrant Workers (Kopbumi) :
Migrant workers woes, Jakarta, Indonesia, 24/01/2002
Police abuse cause of
violence: Jakarta lobby group, 24/01/2002, see at:
1-2/02/02 : Pour une politique
r╚ussie de non-discrimination dans l'enseignement: un point de vue europ╚en sur
l'╚galit╚ des chances pour tous les jeunes (For a succesfull non-dicrimination
policy in school : an European approach on equal opportunities for youngsters),
European symposium, Brussels, Belgium, in French and Dutch. Themes :
Non-discrimination policy in schools. Intercultural teaching : directives for a
thematic approach. Organized by Ecole Sans Racisme/Scholen Zonder Racisme.
1-2/02/02: A Common EU
Immigration Policy: Dream or Reality?, Brussels, Belgium. Organized by The
European Network Against Racism (ENAR).
1-3/02/02: Labour Rights and
Residence Permits for Migrant Domestic Workers - How to Achieve Them?, 2nd Conference for migrant domestic
workers and organisations working with them in Berlin, Germany. Themes:
exchange experiences about working in private households, debate about
political demands, legalisation of migrants without residence, how can we make
employers accept labour rights of domestic workers. Organised by RESPECT Germany.
3/02/02: Anti-Wage Cut Rallies in HK : Victory or Indignation Rally
and Program, Chater Road, Hong Kong.
5/02/02: Conference on
Small Refugee Housing Associations , Free conference/information day on small
unregistered refugee housing associations in London. Organized by HACT (the
Housing Associations' Charitable Trust).
12/02/02: Economic and
Political Migrants and Asylum Seekers, public lecture, Coventry , UK. Organised
by Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, Warwick University, Coventry, UK.
15-16/02/02: Strategizing to
Combat Trafficking in Women and Children, Dhaka, Bangladesh organised by the
Centre for Women and Children Studies .
15-18/02/02: US-Mexico border :
Militarization at Our Borders.
Training Workshop On Gender And Development, Bangkok, Thailand. Organised by
WARI (Women's Action and Resource Initiative).
Relations in the Asia Pacific Region - East-West Center International Graduate
Student Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
conference against deregulation and for labour rights for All, Berlin, Germany.
rights and peoples' Diplomacy 12th annual Training for Human Rights defenders
from the Asia-Pacific region, Sri Lanka.
4-22/03/02: UN Committee on
the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) , Geneva, Switzerland.
8/03/02: Roma Nation Day,
World-Wide Action Day to draw attention to the emerging Roma Nation.
8-9/03/02: PICUM General
Assembly, Oirschot, The
8-9/03/02: Borderlines :
Migrant Writing and Italian Identities (1870-2000), University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
9/03/02: 5th Annual March
in Solidarity with Women Sweatshop Workers, in honour of International Women's
Day (3/8), New York, USA.
10/03/02: Demonstration for
equal opportunities, Brussels, Belgium
11-15/03/02: The Legal
Situation of Foreigners in France, Paris, France. Organised by GISTI.
Conference on Financing for Development, UN, Mexico.
session of the UN Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland.
21/03/02: International Day
for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
5. Update http://www.december18.org
homepage at http://www.december18.net/e-frontpage.htm
- United Nations:
- We also posted
the 66th edition of
ŰEnlace informativo Sin FronterasÝ, Enero 2002. It provides migration
and human rights information about the Mexico and the region. See at: http://www.december18.net/e-SFboletin.pdf
- Articles and
papers: ŰRacismo economicaÝ, legalizado en el Reino Unido, Enero 2002
Dutch homepage at http://www.december18.net/d-frontpage.htm
Articles and papers:
Europa en vreemdelingwetten : Migratie aan banden / Gezinshereniging in
papers (English) at http://www.december18.net/papers.htm
woes, Jakarta, Indonesia, 24/01/2002
Police abuse cause
of violence: Jakarta lobby group, Malaysia, 24/01/2002
immigration be a victim of terror, 15/11/2001
publications (English) at http://www.december18.net/publications.htm
A TUC Guide on
Migrant Workers, UK, 21/01/2002