ASEAN-Korea Migration Network

 

ASEAN-Korea Migration Network
1ST INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS MEETING
“Fostering Intra-Regional Cooperation on Migration towards Achieving Sustainable and Inclusive Development”
April 26-27, 2016
Basil 1 & 2, The Bayleaf Hotel Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
AGENDA

 

DAY 1: April 26, 2016
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
Opening Session
09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Remarks (5 minutes each)

Secretary Imelda Nicolas, Cabinet-rank Secretary, Commission on Filipinos Overseas

Mr. Won-Jik Kwon, Minister, Embassy of the Republic of Korea

09:15 – 09:35

Keynote Speech

Director Joon-oh Jang, IOM Migration Research and Training Centre

09:35 – 09:55 Coffee Break

Session 1A: Migration and Sustainable Development in the ASEAN and Korea Region

Chaired by: Atty. Golda Myra Roma, Focal Point, Joint Migration and Development Initiative Phase 2 in the Philippines

 
9:55 – 10:15

The Sustainable Development Goals and the Migration-related Targets

Secretary Imelda Nicolas, Cabinet-rank Secretary, Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Philippines

10:15 – 10:55

Target 10.7. Planned and Well-Managed Migration Policies

Speakers: (20 minutes each)

Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation on Migration among ASEAN Member States and Korea
Ms. Felicitas Bay, Labor Attaché, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Philippines

Country Case Study: South Korea
Dr. Jean Young Lee, Professor, Department of Political Science, Inha University, South Korea

10:55 -11:45

Discussants: (10 minutes each)

Dr. Chia Siow Yue, Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Singapore

Ms. Khin Nway Oo, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Security, Myanmar

Open Discussion (Q&A) (30 minutes)

11:45 – 13:00 Lunch

Session 1B: Migration and Sustainable Development in the ASEAN and Korea Region

Chaired by: Ms. Catherine Calalay-Laws, National Project Coordinator, International Labour Organization

13:00 – 13:40

Target 17.18 Data Disaggregation including Migratory Status

Speakers: (20 minutes each)
Current Status of Migration Statistic in the ASEAN
Mr. Graziano Battistella, Director, Scalabrini Migration Center

Country Case Study: Return Migration to Viet Nam
Mr. Ly Quoc Tuan, Director General of Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Viet Nam

13:40 – 14:20

Discussants: (10 minutes)

Dr. Ki-seon Chung, Senior Research Fellow, IOM-Migration Research and Training Centre, South Korea

Open Discussion (Q&A) (30 minutes)

Session 2: Policies and Initiatives Linking Migration and Development

Chaired by: Mr. Ricardo Casco, Mission Coordinator and National Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration

 
14:20 – 15:20

Migration and Development Ingenious Initiatives of ASEAN Member States and Korea

Speakers: (20 minutes each)

Dr. Riwanto Tirtosudarmo, Senior Research Associate, Research Center for Society and Culture, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia

Dr. Kabmanivanh Phouxay, Head of Research and Post Graduate Division, National University of Laos, Lao PDR

Ms. Zalikha Moslim, Deputy Undersecretary, Immigration Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia

15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break
15:40 – 16:40

Discussants: (10 minutes each)

Dr. Md Mizanur Rahman, Associate Professor of Sociology, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Mr. Touch Ponnareay, Deputy Director, Department of Employment and Manpower, Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, Cambodia

Dr. Kyunghee Choi, Research Fellow, Seoul National University Asia Centre, South Korea

Open Discussion (Q&A) (30 minutes)

Closing Session
16:40 – 17:00

Summary of Discussion and Closing

Ivy Miravalles, Officer-in-charge of the Migrant Integration and Education Division, Commission on Filipinos Overseas

 

 

 

DAY 2: April 27, 2016

Session 3: Roundtable Discussion on the ASEAN-Korea Migration Network

Co-Chaired by:Secretary Imelda Nicolas, Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Philippines and Dr. Jean Young Lee, Professor, Department of Political Science, Inha University, South Korea

This Roundtable Discussion is exclusively for the ASEAN and Korean Experts only. The aim is to discuss how to operate and vitalize the ASEAN-Korea Migration Network and to outline the preliminary framework and agenda of the 2nd Experts Meeting and other programs of the project such as the capacity-building and brain circulation components.

*Discussion guide will be provided prior to the Experts Meeting.

08:30 – 08:40

Opening: Dr. Jean Young Lee

Recap of Day 1: Secretary Imelda Nicolas

08:40 – 08:50

Introduction to the ASEAN-Korea Migration Network Project

Dr. Jung-Eun Oh, Project Manager/Chief of Research and Education Department, IOM-Migration Research and Training Centre

08:50 – 09:50 Discussion on Program 1: 2nd International Experts Meeting
09:50 – 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:00 Discussion on Program 2: Capacity-building of Government
11:00 – 12:15 Lunch
12:15 – 13:15 Discussion on Program 3: Brain Circulation
13:15 – 13:30

Chair’s Summary of Discussion and Next Steps

Summary: Dr. Jean Young Lee

Next Steps: Secretary Imelda Nicolas

13:30 – 13:40

Closing Remarks

Director Joon-oh Jang, IOM-Migration Research and Training Centre

13:40 – 14:00 Coffee and Snacks