ASEAN-Korea Migration Network


ASEAN-Korea Migration Network Project


“Exploring the possibility of co-prosperity among ASEAN and Korea through migration”

 March 13th-14th 2017

Jakarta, Indonesia


Welcome Dinner: March 12, 2017 (19:00~)

DAY 1: March 13, 2017

(Open to local participants up to 50 people max)

09:00 - 09:30 Registration
Opening Session
09:30 - 09:50

- Welcoming remarks from Dr. Tri Nuke Pudjiastuti (Deputy Director of IPSK-LIPI)

- Opening remarks from Dr. Ki-seon Chung (Director of MRTC)

- (TBA)

09:50 - 10:00 Group Photo

Session . A snapshot of Korean in ASEAN and ASEAN people in Korea

(Moderator: Prof. Yoon Jinpyo)

10:00 - 10:25

Presentation 1. Migration through the lens of ASEAN’s Vision 2025 and the ASEAN-ROK Dialogue Partnership (DRAFT)

(ASEAN Secretariat-SLOM, TBA)

10:25 - 10:50

Presentation 2.Labour Migration and International Development Cooperation: From the perspective on ODA

(Dr. Sung Gyu Kim, Seoul National University Asia Center)

10:50 - 11:05 Break
11:05 - 11:25

Discussion 1. (Ms. Ana Nur Fitriana, IOM Jakarta)

Discussion 2. (MS. Khin Nway Oo, Deputy Director General Department of Labour, Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security)

11:25 - 13:00 Lunch

Session . The Dynamics of Korean Diaspora in ASEAN

(Moderator: Dr. Paulus Rudolf Yuniarto)

13:00 - 13:20

Presentation 1. Migration-Development Nexus: Empirical Evidence of Indonesian Return Migrant Workers from South Korea

(Ms. Ratih Pratiwianwar, Gadajah Mada University)

13:20 - 13:40

Presentation 2. Korean Community in Laos

(Dr. Lee Yohan, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)

13:40 - 14:00

Presentation 3. The Outlook on Cambodian-South Korean Socio-Economic Cooperation: Korean community in Cambodia

(Dr. Y Ratana, The University of Cambodia)

14:00 - 14:20

Presentation 4. Harnessing the development potentials of the Korean diaspora in the in Philippines (DRAFT)

(Ms. Ivy Miravalles, Commission on Filipinos Overseas)

14:20 15:00

Discussion 1. The Impacts of Korean’s Soft Power in Malaysia (Mr. Ong Kiang Yen (Alex), Migrant Care Malaysia Country Representative)

Discussion 2. (ASEAN Secretariat-SLOM, TBA)

Discussion 3. Thailand (Dr. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa, Mahidol University)

Discussion 4. Vietnam (Dr. Dang Nguyen Anh, Department for Population Studies, Institute of Sociology)

15:00-15:20 Coffee Break

Session . The Dynamics of ASEAN migrants in Korea

(Moderator: Dr. Sri Sunarti Purwaningsih)

15:20 15:40

Presentation 1. Dynamics and Roles of ASEAN Youth in Korea

(Ms. Seon-Kyeong Kim, Information and Data Unit ASEAN-KOREA CENTRE)

15:40 - 16:00

Presentation 2. Indonesian Migrants in South Korea: Never-Ending Process of Negotiating Identities

(Mr. Suray Agung Nugroho, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)

16:00 - 16:20 Presentation 3. Work and Social Life of Filipino Migrants in South Korea: What Do Surveys Show? (Dr. Chang Won Lee, MRTC)
16:20 – 16:40

Presentation 4. Thai Migrant Worker Dignity in Korea

(Ms. Lalita Yawangsan, Adventist Development and Relief Agency)

16:40 - 17:20

Discussion 1. (ASEAN Secretariat-SLOM, TBA)

Discussion 2. Korea (Prof. Shin Young Duk, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia)

Discussion 3. Indonesia (Dr. Riwanto Tirtosudamo, LIPI)

Discussion 4. Myanmar (Ms. Juhee Lee, Education Designer of

Multicultural Management Center, Sustainable Management Foundation in Korea)

17:20-17:30 Closing Remarks
  • MRTC
  • LIPI
End of Day 1

DAY 2: March 14, 2017

(Closed session – only for official participants)

Session . Forward Sustainability of 'ASEAN-Korea Migration Network'

(Co-Moderator: Dr. Riwanto Tirtosudarmo, Sec. Imelda Nicolas, Dr. Ki-seon Chung)

10:00 - 10:20

Final evaluation of 'ASEAN-Korea Migration Network': Towards Sustainability (DRAFT)

(Dr. Younghee Cho, MRTC)

10:20 - 11:20

Round table discussion on the presentation




-all experts from ASEAN & Korea