Migrant Workers

Migrant Worker Updates from the Gulf and South East Asia

Commentary, 14 March 2019

IHRB's Migrant Workers Programme staff members provide updates from Qatar, Thailand and Myanmar on sector-wide progress. For more information on the work and upcoming events of IHRB and the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment, visit our Migrant Worker pages

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Commentary by Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor, Global Issues, IHRB