In pictures - Philippines: Manila Conference on Migration

Hon. Hans Leo Cacdac, Vice Chairman, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, speaks at the Manila Conference  about the importance of strategic partnerships to provide assistance to migrant workers. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

A panel of migration experts including Marilen Soliman from UN Women, Anis Hidaya, CEO of Migrant Care, Aasha Lama, Founder of AshahH4 Foundation Nepal, and Renato Villa, senior special assistnat at the Department of Foreign Affairs Philippines, discuss the challenges and solutions for female migrant workers. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

IFRC Director of Asia Pacific, Jagain Chapagain and Philippine Red Cross Secretary General, Gwendolyn Pang, present UN Women representative Marilen Soliman with a certificate of appreicate for her contribution to the Manila Conference on Labor Migration 2015. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

The Red Cross Red Crescent Manila Conference on Labor Migration was co-hosted by the IFRC Asia Pacific region and Philippine Red Cross. From left to right: Kari Issoma, IFRC Head of delegation for the Philippines, Jagan Chapagain, IFRC Director of Asia Pacific, Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary General, Chairman Richard Gordon, CEO of Philippine Red Cross and Gwendolyn Pang, Secretary General of Philippine Red Cross. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

The Manila Conference on Labor Migration is part of an event series called the Doha Dialogue on Migration which aims to strengthen collaboration and humanitarian services for migrants between Asia Pacific and the Middle East North Africa. To read more click here. http://www.ifrc.org/dohadialogue Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

Phillippine Red Cross CEO, Chairman Richard J. Gordon, speaks to participants at the Manila Conference on Labor Migration 2015. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

The Manila Conference on Labor Migration brought together key actors from the government and National Societies in the Asia Pacific and Middle East to address the challenges and solutions for female domestic workers. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

IFRC Secretary General, Elhadj As Sy and Philippine Red Cross CEO, Chairman Ricard Gordon, at the Red Cross Red Crescent Manila Conference on Labor Migration 2015. The Manila Conference is part of a 2-year series titled the Doha Dialogue on Migration. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC

 

IFRC Secretary General, Elhadj As Sy, meets with Philippine Red Cross volunteers. “I salut you for the excellent work you are doing”, he stated during the conference. Cheryl Gagalac/IFRC


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