Friday, July 23, 2021

COMELEC Resolution No. 10709: Establishing Online or Virtual Processes for Frontline Services of the Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV)...

The Philippine Migrants Rights Watch (PMRW) presents COMELEC's Resolution No. 10709: "Establishing Online or Virtual Processes for Frontline Services of the Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV) in relation to the Conduct of Continuing Overseas Voting Registration and Other Preparatory Activities for the 2022 National & Local Elections."

In this resolution, the OFOV has been authorized to receive and process certain types of applications or transactions through online means, from overseas Filipinos that already have existing voters' registration records with complete biometric data in the Commission's voter record database.

The PMRW conducted earlier an information webinar on Overseas Voting for the 2022 National Elections last July 9, 2021 with resource persons from the COMELEC and the Department of Foreign Affairs.



Monday, July 19, 2021

The Migrant Watch June 2021 Issue

 We are pleased to share with you the June 2021 issue of our newsletter, The Migrant Watch.


In this issue, we have the following articles:

  • PMRW Maintains Stance: We Don't Need DOFMW
  • DAWN & British Embassy Manila Conduct Psychosocial and Economic Support Webinars to Migrant Women in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 2020 Month of Overseas Filipinos Celebration Highlights COVID-19 Relief Assistance to OFWs
  • PMHN Tackles Health Issues of Migrants During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Huge Gender Gap Persissts in the Maritime Industry
  • Rendezvous with Pope Francis During the Pandemic
  • Resources for OFWs
  • Stories of Survival: Women Migrant Workers as Agents of their Own Change
  • Stella Maris-Manila & Scalabrini Center One Year of Lockdown-Quarantine
  • In Memorian: Jigger S. Latoza

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Regional CSO Consultation on ASEAN Consensus Outcome Document

The Philippine Migrants Rights Watch (PMRW) presents the Outcome Document of the Regional CSO Consultation on the ASEAN Consensus.

The Regional CSO Consensus, held last May 3-4, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand, discussed issues of migrant workers and their families and enumerated key recommendations and approaches for the implementation of the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

This was participated by representatives from CSOs, trade union and government agencies in the ASEAN region. PMRW is the focal CSO in the Philippines.


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Migrant Watch March 2018 Issue

We are pleased to share with you the March 2018 issue of our newsletter, The Migrant Watch.

In this issue, we have the following articles:

  • PMRW Shares Insights As OFW Welfare Is Put Into Spotlight
  • Vatican Undersecretary For Migrants and Refugees Meets PMRW Members
  • Values Enrichment Seminar Prevention Is Better Than Cure
  • Diocese of San Pablo (Laguna) Hosts the NMS With Inter-Faith and Civil Society Groups' Participation
  • Anak OFW Batangueño and Vizcayano Are Top CBCP-ECMI TOSDOSA 2018 Awardees

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Migrant Watch December 2017 Issue

We are pleased to share with you the December 2017 issue of our newsletter, The Migrant Watch.

In this issue, we have the following articles:

  • 2017 Month of Overseas Filipinos Celebration Focuses on Reintegration
  • Recommendations of the 10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour
  • Migrants' Stories, Migrants' Voices Volume 6 Launched