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Report of the Proceedings: Enhancing Capacities of Fishing Communities: ICSF-BOBLME Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management
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Report of the Proceedings


Enhancing Capacities of Fishing Communities: ICSF-BOBLME
Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management


This report on the “Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management”,
held at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, from 11 to 13 December 2013, highlights
the issue of migrant labour on board fishing vessels and the problems migrant workers face in
their workaday lives. This report will be useful for students, researchers, activists and anyone
else interested in matters related to fisheries and small-scale fishing communities.

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ANM

Action Network for Migrants, Thailand

ARC

Alien Resident Certificate, Taiwan

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

BOBLME

Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project of FAO

C87

Freedom of Association and the Right to Organize Convention, 1948

C98

Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

C182

Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999

C188

Work in Fishing Convention, 2007

COFI

Committee on Fisheries of FAO

CSO

civil society organization

DLPW

Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, Thailand

DOE

Department of Employment, Thailand

DOF

Department of Fisheries, Thailand

DSI

Department of Special Investigation, Ministry of Justice, Thailand

EEZ

exclusive economic zone

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FAR

Foundation for AIDS Rights

GDP

gross domestic product

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GLP

good labour practices

GMS TRIANGLE

Greater Mekong Sub-region Tripartite Action...