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Seminar on Ethical Recruitment and Thailand's New Legislation on Recruitment of Migrant Workers


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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Thailand country office cordially invites ECOT to contribute in a “Seminar on Ethical Recruitment and Thailand’s New Legislation on Recruitment of Migrant Workers’’ on Friday 16 December 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Lumpini Park, Bangkok.

The project goal is to strengthen the linkages between migration to Thailand and poverty reduction, mainly focus on facilitating ethical recruitment and access to protection, skills development decent employment opportunities for migrant workers. The Seminar is being implemented within the framework of the project “Poverty Reduction through Skills Development for Safe and Regular Migration in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

IOM organize a seminar together with the Employers’ Confederation of Thailand (ECOT) in the light of the introduction of Thailand’s New Legislation with the following objectives:

(1)Enhance understanding of the new legislation on recruitment of migrant workers in Thailand amongst employers, recruiters, government officials, and the other relevant stakeholders;

(2) Present existing good practices in the recruitment of migrant workers in Thailand

(3) Propose recommendations on the effective implementation of the new legislation across numerous key sectors of the Thai economy with high reliance on migrant workers; and

(4) Assess potential synergies between this legislation and related initiatives on ethical recruitment at the regional and global levels.

16 December 2016 

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