PROGRAM AGENDA
Non-Payment of Wages and Benefits: Impact on the Life of Migrants and
their Families Post-COVID
18 January 2021 (Monday)
10AM – 12PM CET
Organizers: Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) and the Council of Global Unions (CGU)
/ Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI)
Welcome Remarks & Introduction
- Mr. William Gois, Regional Coordinator, MFA
(Moderator)
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1 Round of Panel Discussion (5 minutes each)
Ms. Lissette Márquez (Mexican Migrant Worker)
Mr. Dasharathi (Indian Migrant Worker) /
Interpreter: Ms. Parvathy Devi (Researcher,
Center for Indian Migrant Studies)
- Hon. Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary (Member
of Parliament, Bangladesh)
- Mr. Ryszard Cholewinski (Senior Migration
Speciality, ILO Regional Office for Arab States)
- Ms. Lara White (Senior Specialist for Labour
Migration and Human Development, IOM)
- Ms. Ellene Sana (Executive Director, Center for
Migrant Advocacy)
- Mr. Apolinar Tolentino (Regional Representative,
BWI Asia Pacific Region)
2nd Round of Panel Discussion (5 minutes each)

10:00AM – 10:10AM
10:10AM – 10:45AM

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Mr. Dasharathi (Indian Migrant Worker) /
Interpreter: Ms. Parvathy Devi (Researcher,
Center for Indian Migrant Studies)
Hon. Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary (Member
of Parliament, Bangladesh)
Mr. Ryszard Cholewinski (Senior Migration
Speciality, ILO Regional Office for Arab States)
Ms. Lara White (Senior Specialist for Labour
Migration and Human Development, IOM)
Ms. Ellene Sana (Executive Director, Center for
Migrant Advocacy)
Mr. Apolinar Tolentino (Regional Representative,
BWI Asia Pacific Region)

Q&A
Final Round of Interventions
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Mr. Dasharathi (Indian Migrant Worker) /
Interpreter: Ms. Parvathy Devi (Researcher,
Center for Indian Migrant Studies)Hon. Barrister
Shameem Haider Patwary (Member of Parliament,
Bangladesh)

10:45AM – 11:10AM

11:10AM – 11:30AM
11:30AM – 11:50AM

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