ASEAN Summit aftermath: Any hope for treaty on migrant workers?
Athiqah Nur Alami
Ph.D student at the National University of Singapore
The 30th ASEAN Summit on April 29 in Manila failed to reach a consensus on the issue of migrant workers. The finalization of the ASEAN instrument on the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers, as mandated by the 2007 Cebu Declaration, has been postponed until the November leaders’ summit.
Migrants’ rights, which are among the contentious issues a...
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