Speaking of Migration: Mekong Vocabulary on Migration

Speaking of Migration

Speaking of Migration: Mekong Vocabulary on Migration
Speaking of Migration: Mekong Vocabulary on Migration contains 117 definitions translated into the six GMS languages (Burmese, Cambodian, Chinese, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese).The terminology included in the handbook was selected base on the following criteria: 1) Key terminology to understand the situation of migrants inthe GMS; 2) Key terminology to promote the rights of migrants; and3) New conceptual terminology being adopted by UN agencies and international organizations.

The main target groups for the handbook are migrant advocates, civil society organisations and policy makers. This vocabulary handbook is a timely and necessary tool that will facilitate collaboration and cooperative advocacy among civil society organisations, as well as among policy makers, in the GMS countries.

Published 2011. PDF available at: http://www.mekongmigration.org/Vocab%20Booklet.pdf

MMN has also developed an interactive online version of this guide, which is regularly updated and can be accessed at:

http://www.mekongmigration.org/vocab/

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