Public Discussion on the Outcomes of Labor Migration in South-East Asia

Two of the authors and an independent migration expert will discuss the research findings presented in "Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia" a recently published report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Rapid Asia. In particular, they will discuss the newly developed Migration Outcomes Index  and its focus on  measuring changes in the lives of migrant workers beyond economics to better understand the contribution of the migratory experience to development in the region.

Event’s date and time: January 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm In 2017 ILO, IOM, and Rapid Asia conducted a study to obtain a better understanding of the factors that shape migration outcomes in Southeast Asia. The study interviewed over 1800 returnee migrant workers from Cambodia, Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Myanmar who had been employed… Read more »

Good Practice Guidelines for Social And Behavioral Change Communications Practitioners And Communications Professionals

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Rapid Asia was one of the contributors to the creation of the Good Practice Guidelines developed for social and behavioural change communications practitioners working on reducing demand for wildlife products. The guidelines recognises the importance of good monitoring and evaluation practice in order to inform communication initiatives. The publication was made possible through the support… Read more »

Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

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In 2017, Rapid Asia conducted a study on behalf of ILO and IOM to obtain a better understanding of the factors that shape migration outcomes in Southeast Asia. The study interviewed over 1800 returnee migrant workers from Cambodia, Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Myanmar who had been employed in Thailand or Malaysia. The findings are… Read more »

Migration Helps to Reduce Poverty

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In the aftermath of the Europe migration crisis, BREXIT, and the US election, migration has become an even more topical issue. Those opposing migrants in their countries often resort to gross generalizations aimed to slander migration, such as how migrants take away local jobs, engage in criminal activities, and have a negative impact on the… Read more »