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Recommended Guidelines for Migrant Recruitment Policy and Practice in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Keywords: Cambodia, China, GMS, labour migration, Laos, Myanmar, Recruitment agencies, Thailand, Vietnam,

Guidelines emphasizing the importance of improving recruitment processes in order to encourage safe migration and reduce the potential vulnerability of migrant workers to labour exploitation, including the worst forms of child labour and human trafficking (ILO, IOM, UNIFEM, UNIAP, 2008)

An Honest Broker: Improving Cross-Border Recruitment Practices for the Benefit of Government, Workers and Employers

Keywords: labour migration, Recruitment agencies,

Report on a three-country research examining the laws and policies on migrant recruitment and analysing the experiences of both formal and informal migrants in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand (ILO, 2008)

An Exploratory Research on the Experiences and Needs of Returned Vietnamese Overseas Migrant Workers

Keywords: labour migration, Recruitment agencies, Vietnam,

Report on a research project by the Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), seeking to understand the experiences and needs of returned Vietnamese overseas workers who encountered problems during their migration period (CSAGA, 2013)

Human Trafficking Sentinel Surveillance: Poipet, Cambodia 2009-2010

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, Sentinel surveillance, Thailand,

Research report on the migration experiences of irregular Cambodian migrant workers deported from Thailand, including an analysis on potentially non-identified trafficked persons (UNIAP, 2010)

Human Trafficking Sentinel Surveillance: Vietnam-China Border 2010

Keywords: China, labour migration, Sentinel surveillance, Vietnam,

Research report on the migration experiences of irregular Vietnamese migrant workers deported from China, including an analysis on potentially non-identified trafficked persons (UNIAP, 2011)

Recruitment Agencies and the Employment of Cambodian Domestic Workers in Malaysia

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, Malaysia, Recruitment agencies,

Research report on the experiences of Cambodian maids who enlisted the services of recruitment agencies to work in Malaysia (UNIAP, 2011)  

Estimating Labor Trafficking: A Study of Burmese Migrant Workers in Samut Sakhon, Thailand (UNIAP Trafficking Estimates Competition)

Keywords: fisheries, labour migration, Myanmar, Thailand,

Research report establishing an estimate of labour trafficking of foreign migrant workers (primarily from Myanmar) in Samut Sakhon, one of the largest seafood processing industrial areas in Thailand (Labour Rights Promotion Network (LPN) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2011)

SIREN TH-1: From Facilitation to Trafficking

Keywords: labour migration, SIREN, Thailand,

SIREN report on the methods of debt bondage and sub-contracting putting the control of migrant workers in the hands of brokers in Samut Sakhon, Thailand (UNIAP, 2007)

SIREN CB-02: Exploitation of Cambodian Men at Sea

Keywords: Cambodia, fisheries, labour migration, SIREN,

SIREN report on the analysis of the recruitment and work conditions of eleven Cambodian migrant workers on fishing boats in Thailand (UNIAP, 2007)

SIREN CB-03: Exploitation of Cambodian Men at Sea

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, Malaysia, SIREN, Thailand,

SIREN report comprising a fact sheet on the recruitment, trafficking and exploitation of Cambodian men onto Thai fishing boats, based on 49 cases of victims who escaped in Thailand or Malaysia and were assisted in their return home (UNIAP, 2009)

Human Trafficking Trends in Asia: Migration Experiences of Cambodian workers deported from Thailand in 2009, 2010 & 2012

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, Sentinel surveillance, Thailand,

A research report by UN-ACT analysing the migration experiences of Cambodian workers deported from Thailand, with a view to identifying potential cases of human trafficking. The study draws on three datasets collected in 2009, 2010 and 2012, thereby allowing for an analysis of trends over time (UN-ACT, 2015)

Human Trafficking Trends in Asia: Migration Experiences of Lao workers deported from Thailand in 2013

Keywords: labour migration, Laos, Sentinel surveillance, Thailand,

A research report by UN-ACT analysing the migration experiences of Lao workers deported from Thailand, with a view to identifying potential cases of human trafficking. The study draws on a dataset collected in 2013 and makes comparisons with the experiences of Cambodian workers deported from Thailand as captured in a similar study published in 2015 (UN-ACT, 2015)

Policy on Labour Migration for Cambodia

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, policy,

The Labour Migration Policy for Cambodia 2015-2018 sets out a framework from which to govern labour migration effectively, empower and protect the rights of women and men migrant workers, and enhance the impact of migration on development (Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training & ILO, 2014)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the Recruitment and Employment of Workers

Keywords: Cambodia, labour migration, Malaysia,

Bilateral agreement between Cambodia and Malaysia establishing a framework for the recruitment, employment and repatriation of labour migrants (Governments of Cambodia and Malaysia, 2015)

The role of ASEAN labour attaches in the protection of migrant workers

Keywords: ASEAN, labour migration,

Policy brief discussing the role and functioning of labour attaches in enhancing the protection of migrant workers in ASEAN. It also outlines examples from different countries and discusses available support for labour attaches, including for capacity building purposes (ILO, 2015)

Bilateral Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding on Migration of Low Skilled Workers: A Review

Keywords: Global, labour migration,

Review analyzing trends in developments of BAs and MOUs with a focus on low-skilled migration; identifying good practices in BAs and MOUs based on specific criteria drawn from international norms; and formulating policy advice and recommendations based on the findings (ILO, 2015)