On May 29, the inter-governmental conference on migration “Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean” was hosted by the Thai government in Bangkok, Thailand and attended by 17 countries, including the concerned countries Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. This special meeting on the Southeast Asia migrant crisis was aimed to find ways to stamp out the region’s migrant crisis.
ADN, as an international network of regional and sub-regional civil society organizations engaged in defending democracy and human rights, will continue to update you on the developments on this issue.
Click to download the statements and relevant documents:
FORUM-ASIA’s Response FORUM-ASIA Statement on Boat People
Summary of Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean Full concluding statement at migrant crisis talks
Joint NGO statement by Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network Joint_NGO_Statement_ahead of the Special Meting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean
Joint statement by Solidarity for Asian People’s Advocacy (SAPA) Working Group on ASEAN Final-Statement from the SAPA working group
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