Labour migration resources
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Labour migration resources

  1. The Launch of the ILO’s Publication on Labour Migration, “10 Years of Work on Labour Migration in Indonesia”

    08 May 2013

    As an effort to provide better protection and recognition to Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with SmartFM Network, a leading radio station in Jakarta, will organize an interactive talkshow titled “Optimizing the Protection of Migrant Workers through Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements” on Wednesday, 8 May 2013, at FX Lifestyle X’nter in Jakarta.

  2. Better protecting Indonesian migrant workers through bilateral and multilateral agreements

    08 May 2013

    As the second largest sending country, some 700,000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers.

  3. International Nurses’ Day: EU and ILO Manila promote decent work agenda for Filipino health professionals

    06 May 2013

    Thousands of Filipino health professionals migrate every year for work raising important questions related to the global shortage and inequitable distribution of health professionals in and between many countries.

  4. Migrant Workers' Rights and the May Day 2013

    01 May 2013

    On the 1st of May 2013, ie, on the occasion of the Labour Day, the NCCWE members advocated for the recognition of the rights of the migrant workers.

  5. Migrating safely to Korea

    30 April 2013

    Sakulta Kaewdang, a young Thai mother, is working happily in a small apparel factory in the Republic of Korea. A bilateral recruitment programme called the Employment Permit System has allowed her and thousands of other migrant workers from throughout the region to migrate and work safely.

  6. ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East

    20 April 2013

    The Programme aims to prevent trafficking of women and girls from Bangladesh, India and Nepal as migrant workers in major destination countries for migrant workers (India, Jordan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates). It will empower women and girls economically and socially, ensuring decent work conditions and better wages at both origin and destination countries. The key stakeholders will be government, social partners, private sector, recruitment agencies and women migrant workers.

  7. Youth employment and access to finance

    15 April 2013

    Lyn Kok, President & CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Thailand discusses the role and prospects of corporate banking in the field of microfinance, and its impact on youth employment.

  8. Briefing note - Remuneration in domestic work

    03 April 2013

    ILO Asian Knowledge Forum: Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers Bangkok, Thailand, 24-26 April 2013

  9. Briefing note - Working time standards for domestic workers

    03 April 2013

    ILO Asian Knowledge Forum: Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers Bangkok, Thailand, 24-26 April 2013

  10. Briefing note - Improving the legal protection of Asia's domestic workers

    03 April 2013

    ILO Asian Knowledge Forum: Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers Bangkok, Thailand, 24-26 April 2013

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