Philippines Migration Project Planning and Stakeholders Meeting

Date: 
13 July, 2015 to 16 July, 2015
Time: 
09.00 - 17.00
Location: 
Manila, Philippines
Event type: 
The Philippines Project Monitoring and Stakeholder Meetings within the PSI’s Decent Work and Social Protection for Migrant Workers in the Public Services Project will bring together PSI affiliates in the Philippines, Germany and Finland, other trade union partners, government agencies, policy makers, ethical recruiters, civil society organizations and migrant associations in order to tackle the challenges to decent work and social protection for migrant workers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There will be held a series of dialogues, workshops and a symposium aimed at the following objectives:

1.    Organize a national and global launch of the PSI-ILO Decent Work Across Borders Project Information Kits for Migrant Workers:

  • Philippines Pre-Decision Booklet on Labour Migration for Health Workers
  • Return and Reintegration to the Philippines: An Information Guide for Migrant Filipino Health Workers
  • India Pre-Decision Booklet
  • Working in Germany: Pre-Departure Information for Filipino and Indian Migrant Health Workers bound for Germany
  • Working in Finland: Pre-Departure Information for Filipino and Indian Migrant Health Workers bound for Finland
  • Working in Denmark: Pre-Departure Information for Filipino and Indian Migrant Health Workers bound for Denmark
  • Working in Norway: Pre-Departure Information for Filipino and Indian Migrant Health Workers bound for Norway


2.    Organize dialogues with key government agencies, policymakers, advocacy groups and the media, highlighting progress as well as challenges in the implementation of the Germany-Philippines Bilateral Labour Agreement for the Deployment of Filipino Health Professionals to Germany.

3.    Look at other challenges in the recruitment of nurses, e.g. recruitment of Filipino nurses to Finland and other destination countries.

4.    Examine the progress made in the ASEAN Integration process, in particular on labour migration in the public services sectors such as health and social care services.

5.    Conduct a project monitoring workshop for the national working group (NWG) members of the PSI Project on Decent Work and Social Protection for Migrant Workers in the Public Services.  

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