With the government accumulated PhP5 billion from unreimbursed terminal fees, about PhP19 billion for the OWWA fund, and US$28 billion a year from the remittances of Filipino migrant workers, we have high hopes that these amounts will be translated into more concrete programs and services for the benefit of OFWs.
With a comprehensive peace agreement, we all stand to gain. The foremost concern of both parties in the peace negotiations is the interest of the Filipino people to address the roots of poverty and achieve a just and lasting peace. For it is the welfare of the poor Filipinos, in their millions, that is at the core of the peace negotiations.
Millions of migrant Filipinos in Europe and their relatives in the Philippines campaigned for you, voted for you, and many among us continue to support you because you promised us "genuine change". Having been forced to leave our loved ones and the country in order to work abroad, we have an acute sense of the need for such change in our country.
Press Statement | February 16, 2017 Leaders of Migrante Europe held a dialogue with Secretary Silvestre Bello III (Department of Labor and Employment, DOLE) and Dr. Jun Cruz, Director of OWWA in Holiday Inn, EUR Parco Dei Medici, Rome last...
Press Statement On re-arrest of NDFP peace consultants and termination of JASIG February 9, 2017 “We strongly condemn the re-arrest of NDFP Peace Consultant Ariel Arbitario, by the Armed Forces of the Philippines on, February 7, 2017. This happen right after after...
Several member organizations of the newly-launched Migrante Europe Alliance held meaningful activities to celebrate International Migrants' Day (IMD) last December 18.
The various representatives spoke on urgent migrant issues like the plight of many undocumented compatriots in the continent, human trafficking, the au pairs, and pension among the aging migrant workers.
The newly-formed alliance of Filipino migrants, Migrante Europe, has asked the Duterte government to bring Christmas cheers to stranded OFWs and political prisoners by reuniting them with their families. “We appeal to President Duterte to do everything he can to...
The Founding Congress of Migrante Europe opened today at the Roma Camping Village in Rome, Italay, with a strong call to uphold migrants rights and for freedom to all political prisoners, in solidarity with the call in the Philippines.
The founding assembly of Migrante International Europe will be attended and participated in by affiliate member organizations of Migrante International in Europe such as the different Migrante formations in Denmark, Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, the UK, France and Italy, as well as many other Filipino migrant organizations.