Events and training on labour migration

August 2016

  1. Launch of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) in the Philippines

    3 August 2016

    The ILO Country Office for the Philippines presented the objectives and expected results of the FAIR project to ILO constituents and key national partners.

July 2016

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

    25 - 29 July 2016

    A Workshop was held in Bishkek from July 25-29 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 OcOO DialectICON, a research institution in Kyrgyzstan, and discussed the implementation of a study of the manufacturing and trade sectors.

  2. Feasibility Study on Establishing Migrant Worker Resource Centres managed by Vietnam General Confederation of Labour

    15 - 18 July 2016

  3. Tripartite Technical Meeting on the Access of Refugees and other Forcibly Displaced Persons to the Labour Market

    5 - 7 July 2016

    The Governing Body at its 326th Session agreed to convene a “Tripartite technical meeting on the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market” with the objective to provide practical guidance on the application of policy measures to facilitate refugee and displaced persons access to the labour market in a manner that yields positive gains for concerned populations, as well as host working populations.

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

June 2016

  1. Training of trainers for the pre-departure training curriculum for Taiwan (China)

    30 June - 2 July 2016

  2. Decent work for domestic workers (DW4DW)

    27 June - 1 July 2016

  3. The Tripartite plus Consultation Workshop on the Draft Amendment on Guiding Implementation of the Law on Sending Contract-based Overseas Workers Abroad

    23 June 2016

    This workshop supports for the process of finalization the draft amendment of the Decree before sharing it with relevant departments and ministries for verification.

  4. Launch of the Code of Conduct on Ethical Recruitment for Overseas Employment

    22 June 2016

    Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA) will unveil their National Action Plan (NAP) on Ethical Recruitment and will sign the code of conduct to show their commitment and action to promote ethical recruitment practices in Pakistan. POEPA has developed their sectoral Code of Ethical Conduct and NAP with the technical and financial support from ILO under EU funded project “South Asia Labour Migration Governance”.

  5. ILO-ITC-COMPAS Training course on China - EU Labour Migration: Challenges and Opportunities

    20 - 23 June 2016

    A training course for Chinese policy makers, organised by the ILO Office for China and Mongolia in cooperation with the ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford, and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO).

  6. The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists

    8 June 2016

    Presentation by Enrico Moretti (UC Berkeley)