This year, as governments meet in Athens for the 3rd GFMD, CSOs that have been monitoring the process will again be organizing the People’s Global Action together with the local groups in Athens... More
Speech delivered at the People’s Global Action Conference
during the Global Forum for Migration and Development,
Athens, Greece, November 1, 2009.
The migrant worker experience is one that is increasingly typical. Let’s start with myself. I am now back in the Philippines, but I spent nearly 20 years as a political exile in the United States during the Marcos dictatorship. During that time I survived by working as a journalist, teaching, doing research, and taking on odd jobs in different American cities. More...
Joint Civil Society Declaration and Recommendations on Migration, Development and Human Rights And the Future of the Global Forum on Migration and Development
We, the undersigned participants of the People's Global Action on Migration, Development and Human Rights (PGA) and other organizations, submit this joint declaration to inform discussions on migration and development policy at the 3rd Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). We also submit recommendations to contribute to the development of the civil society process and its constructive relationship to the intergovernmental process. More...