Events and training on labour migration

November 2016

  1. 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.

  4. Monitoring of the Viet Nam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS) Code of Conduct

    15 August - 31 December 2016

    Monitoring and evaluation on the application of the VAMAS Code of Conduct by licensed enterprises 2015 - 2016.

  5. An exposure visit of delegates from Pakistan to Nepal to Study Migrant Resource Centre Operations and Regulations

    15 - 17 August 2016

    Since the concept of Migrant Resource Centre is new to Pakistan, a delegation of eight MRC staff from Lahore and Islamabad will participate in an exposure visit to Nepal to understand and learn in depth the day to day operations of MRC, outreach work of MRC, establishment and expansion of MRC and its services and management models of MRC with the support from ILO/EU funded project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.