The Japan-Philippines and Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) are known as bilateral trade agreements that include migration-related provisions. Both agreements address nurses and caregivers under the chapter on ‘Movement of Natural Persons’. This chapter aims to provide an overview of the migration-related provisions under these two EPAs and to critically examine whether the enrolment and training scheme for health worker candidates from the Philippines and Indonesia is fully realizing the goals of temporary migration of workers under the EPAs.
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Naiki, Y. (2015). Labour Migration under the Japan-Philippines and Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreements. In: Panizzon, M., Zürcher, G., Fornalé, E. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of International Labour Migration. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137352217_14
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