December 18, 2008
Living in a poor rural area of Moldova, 17-year old Maria grabbed the chance for a better life when a family friend promised her lucrative work abroad. Instead she found herself doing forced labour on a farm in Russia, with no passport or money to get back home. Breaking this cycle of human trafficking will involve improving decent work prospects for Moldavians at home, as ILO TV reports.
December 17, 2008
At 16 per cent, the region of Chernivtsi in Ukraine has the highest unemployment rate in the country and the lowest number of women employed. This is why the region was chosen for an ILO project, funded by Development Cooperation Ireland, that addresses the root causes of labour migration and tries to stem irregular migration and trafficking through training, job placement and entrepreneurial activities. ILO Online reports from Chernivtsi, Ukraine.
24 June 2014
On June 24 the Conference ‘Decent work for the migrant workers’ summarized the achievements of the Project ‘Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skills Dimensions’. Drawing to a close in June 2014, the project resulted in better understanding of labour migration and its governance. Its final conference gathered experts in Kyiv to discuss further steps to be taken by the state to guarantee the right and integration of migrants into the Ukrainian society.
20 March 2014
More than one third of return migrants are unemployed or work in seasonal jobs in Moldova. Young return migrants are the most vulnerable on the labour market, says a new ILO study presented yesterday.
Knowledge on migration issues has been increased in Ukraine and Moldova by a recently ending project
04 December 2013
After almost three years of implementation, the project “Effective Governance of Labour Migration and its Skill Dimensions” draws to a close in December 2013 resulting better understanding of migration issues.