Labour migration resources

  1. ILO-ADB Consultation Workshop: ASEAN Community 2015, High Level Panel Session

    12 December 2013

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted a Consultation Workshop on the 'ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity', which was held on 5-6 November 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. As part of this meeting, a High Level Panel was moderated by Ms Veronica Pedrosa, Senior Correspondent of Al Jazeera, on the theme of ‘opportunities and challenges of integration for better jobs and shared prosperity'.

  2. Debating Migration: A Workshop on Migration Issues in Thailand

    02 December 2013

    The Saphan Siang campaign (with support from the ILO GMS TRIANGLE) will be hosting a workshop on migration issues in Thailand for high school and university students on 2 December 2013

  3. Supporting the definition and extension of a social protection floor (SPF) in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands

    01 December 2013

    The project aims to support Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to develop progressively comprehensive social protection systems. The Social Protection Floor (SPF) Recommendation provides guidance to member countries in building nationally defined social protection floors which aim at providing health care and minimum income security throughout the life cycle.

  4. Public events to promote safe migration and anti-human trafficking

    26 November 2013

    Within the framework of the GMS TRIANGLE project together with the “Employment program for the Youth” of the Hochiminh Central Youth Union and the MTV EXIT Roadshow program, the International Labor Organization and the MTV EXIT will provide support for the HoChiMinh Central Youth Union to organize a series of “Safe and Legal Overseas Employment Exchange Programmes: Enhancing self-protection skills for overseas employment” in 8 districts of Quang Ngai, Thanh Hoa, Bac Ninh and Phu Tho provinces. The exchange programmes aims to to increase knowledge and understanding of safe migration practices and human trafficking in the target locations to prevent migrant workers from labour exploitation and contribute to an increase in the number of migrants choosing to migrate legally and safely and the prevention of human trafficking. It is expected that at least 1000 of potential migrant workers and their families will participate into the events.

  5. 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    26 November 2013

    The 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is scheduled to take place on 26 and 27 November 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) is an open platform for review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers in South-East Asia, and develop recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the ASEAN Declaration on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

  6. Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers - ILO Events and statement

    24 November 2013

  7. Report of the National Conference on Creating Sustainable Jobs in Afghanistan

    21 November 2013

    Report of the National Conference on Creating Sustainable Jobs in Afghanistan

  8. Viet Nam tightens control over contracts for labour migration

    13 November 2013

    With ILO support, the Vietnamese Government regulates contracts and deposits for overseas work to protect workers and minimize risks for recruitment agencies.

  9. ASEAN TRIANGLE: Work in Fishing Meeting - Presentation Session 5.2: The Role of Trade Union in the Protection of Migrant Fishers

    05 November 2013

    Presentation by Indonesia

  10. ASEAN TRIANGLE: Work in Fishing Meeting - Presentation Session 5.1: Human Trafficking in Songkhla

    05 November 2013

    Presentation by Stella Maris Center Songkhla