Events and training on labour migration

December 2016

  1. Labour Migration Academy

    5 - 9 December 2016

    The Academy on Labour Migration is a unique training opportunity to review and analyse key issues, strategies, policies and tools for tackling the complex challenges in terms of governance, protection of migrant workers and their families, migration and development linkages, and international cooperation. To address the regional dimension of labour migration more effectively, the academy will take place in Africa in 2016.

November 2016

  1. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP22

    7 - 18 November 2016

    The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference will be held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. This twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) follows the adoption in 2015 of the Paris Agreement on climate change at COP21.

  2. The Training on Ethical and Gender-Responsive Recruitment of Women Migrant Workers in Viet Nam (Ethical Recruitment Appreciation Course)

    3 - 5 November 2016

    Training on ethical recruitment, incorporating a gender-sensitive approach and a focus on the experiences of women migrant workers, will be undertaken with recruitment agencies and relevant government regulatory bodies in Cambodia, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

October 2016

  1. The Tripartite plus Consultation Workshop on the Draft Amendment of the Prime Minister Decision 144/2007/NĐ-CP dated 31 August 2007 on Establishment, Management and Unitization of the Overseas Supporting Fund

    14 October 2016

    This will support for the process of finalization the draft amendment of the Decision before submitting to the Prime Minister for approval on December 2016.

September 2016

  1. Summit for Refugees and Migrants

    19 September 2016

    High-level summit hosted at the 71st session of the UN General Assembly to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach.

  2. The National Tripartite Preparatory Meeting for the 9th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    9 September 2016

    The 9th AFML will carry the overall theme: “Better Quality of Life for ASEAN Migrant Workers through Strengthened Social Protection”.

  3. Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Develop Guidance on Fair Recruitment

    5 - 7 September 2016

    The ILO Governing Body at its 326th Session agreed to convene in September 2016 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts to Develop Guidance on Fair Recruitment”, with the objective to adopt ILO guidelines on fair recruitment, encompassing both cross-border and national recruitment. The outcomes of such a meeting will inform the general discussion on labour migration that has been included on the agenda of the International Labour Conference in June 2017, as well as the second recurrent discussion on fundamental principles and rights at work.

    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

August 2016

  1. Workshop to prepare for a Sector Study in Nepal (ECLM project)

    29 August - 2 September 2016

    A Workshop was held in Kathmandu from August 29 - September 2 in in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The workshop was organised in collaboration with Social Science Baha, a research institution in Nepal, and discussed the implementation of a study of the manufacturing and small trade sectors.

  2. Workshop to prepare for a Sector Study in Nepal (ECLM project)

    29 August - 2 September 2016

    A Workshop was held in Kathmandu from Aug 29 – Sep 2 2016 in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The workshop was organised in collaboration with a team of researchers from Social Science Baha, and discussed the implementation of a study of the manufacturing and trade sectors. The agenda for the workshop can be downloaded below.

  3. Workshop to prepare for a Sector Study in Côte d'Ivoire (ECLM project)

    15 - 19 August 2016

    A Workshop was held in Abidjan from August 15 - 19 in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The Workshop was organized in collaboration with the Laboratoire de Sociologie Economique et d'Anthropologie des Appartenances Symboliques (LAASSE), Université FHB d'Abidjan, and discussed the implementation of a study of the agriculture and trade sectors. The agenda for the workshop can be downloaded below.