Miriam Boudraa Profile

Ms. Miriam Boudraa is a Programme Officer at ITC-ILO of the training activities on labour migration in Turin, Italy. She holds a master degree in European law and in political science from Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg, France and additionally holds an advanced degree in international relations, with a specialization in European Union law and policy on immigration and asylum, from the Institute for European Studies in Brussels.

Ms. Boudraa has worked with the Ministry of Justice in France, where she prepared a comparative report on the legal system in Tunisia and Algeria. She then worked for the European Commission’s “EuropeAid” office in Brussels, before moving to Burkina Faso on a EC-funded project concerning access to basic education, then onto Algeria, where she managed a project on SME development for the Delegation of the European Commission. She has also assisted the Head of Operations and Cooperation with follow-up to the European neighbourhood association agreement. Since 2006, she has been working for the ITC-ILO, where she implemented the labour migration component of the Centre which she continues to manage. Moreover, Ms. Boudraa has developed the annual-based Labour Migration Academy which is the flagship training activity of the ILO on labour migration.

Work areas: Ms. Boudraa’s expertise is mainly on social protection of migrant workers, human and labour rights of migrants, irregular migration as well as social and professional reintegration of returnees. She additionally is a focal point for training activities related to Domestic Work.

Working languages: English, French, Spanish and Italian