Media advisory

ILO to launch new global estimates on international migrant workers

Media advisory | 28 November 2018
GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) will launch its report Global estimates on international migrant workers, on Wednesday, 5 December at 13:00 GMT (14:00 Geneva time).

The ILO statistical study provides new estimates on the number of labour migrants worldwide, including the regions where they are located. These are compared to previous estimates from 2013.

For UNOG accredited correspondents: A press briefing with Manuela Tomei, Department Director, WORKQUALITY will take place on Wednesday, 5 December at 12 noon in press room 1 at the Palais des Nations. Embargoed documents will be sent automatically as soon as they become available.

The report and all associated material and information are under strict EMBARGO until 13.00 GMT (14:00 Geneva time) on Wednesday, 5 December 2018.

Electronic copies of the report, associated materials and media interviews can be arranged through the ILO’s Department of Communication:, +4122/799-7912.

Video coverage of the press conference is available, upon request immediately following the event. The ILO TV studio and ISDN line can be booked for broadcasters wishing to interview the authors by contacting the Department of Communication/Radio and TV Unit on +4122/799-7935 or