Labour migration resources

  1. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) -ILO event on Politics of Migration – Indian Emigration in a Globalised World

    The South Asia Labour migration Project funded by the EU is supporting activities in relation to migration policy. Since Indian policy is closely linked to diaspora engagement, this event is supported by the project to inform discourse in this area of migration policy.

  2. ILO to publish World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends

    14 January 2016

    ILO is to launch its report, World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2016, (WESO) on Tuesday, 19 January.

  3. ILO Nepal Decent Work Newsletter Bi-annual, issue 4, December 2015

    05 January 2016

    The latest newsletter reflects on the issues of workers, employers, social protection, and human stories - rebuilding lives from natural disaster and returnees migrant women and forced labour.

  4. Studying examples of good labour migration governance: A Pakistani government delegation visits Sri Lanka

    04 January 2016

    Three government officials from the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and the Punjab Department of Labour and Human Resource visited Sri Lanka on 21-23 December 2015 to study their labour migration management system.

  5. Newsletter of the ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP), Issue 8, December 2015

    24 December 2015

    Welcome to the 8th issue of ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP)’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find ‘Featured Story: International Migrants Day 2015’; ‘Featured Event: The Successful Launch of the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database in ASEAN at the 8th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML), 26-27 October 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’; as well as ASEAN TRIANGLE Project’s new publications.

  6. Internal Labour Migration in Myanmar: Building an evidence-base on patterns in migration, human trafficking and forced labour

    21 December 2015

    This report presents the results of a survey conducted in mid-2015 among 7,295 internal labour migrants across all 14 states/regions in Myanmar. The respondents were interviewed about jobs in 13 industries in the private sector, including construction, mining, agriculture, manufacturing, fishing, forestry, domestic work and others. Analysis of the survey data points to patterns in the recruitment, migration, working and living conditions among respondents, as well as indicators of abuse and exploitation imposed on workers by employers and recruiters.

  7. ILO welcomes Australian funding for migration project

    18 December 2015

    The Australian Foreign Minister announced the launch of the Australian-funded, Tripartite Action to Enhance the Contribution of Labour Migration to Growth and Development in ASEAN (TRIANGLE in ASEAN), a 10-year-project that aims to strengthen the link between migration and development.

  8. Third year evaluation workshop of Recruitment Agencies’ Compliance with the VAMAS Code of Conduct

    This workshop is to publicize the rating (evaluation) of 66 recruitment agencies’ compliance with the VAMAS’s Code of Conduct.

  9. Coordination and role of key stakeholders in setting up and implementing policies and procedures to facilitate recruitment, preparation, protection abroad, and return and reintegration: Background paper to the 7th AFML

    15 December 2015

    The ILO Multilateral Framework on Labour Migration has identified a number of guidelines on how best to promote international cooperation on labour migration.

  10. Analytical report on the international labour migration statistics database in ASEAN: Improving data collection for evidence-based policy-making

    01 December 2015

    The report provides a broad-based quantitative analysis of the current and emerging trends in international labour migration into, from, and among the ten Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).