Events and training on labour migration

May 2013

  1. Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

    29 - 31 May 2013

    ILO participated in the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD

  2. Regional Domestic Workers Knowledge Sharing Forum in Africa

    28 - 30 May 2013

    A regional knowledge sharing forum on domestic work provided stakeholders a venue for sharing information about their country experiences and practices, and exchanging views and insights.

  3. Stakeholder consultation on revision of the Overseas Employment Policy 2006

    15 May 2013

    The first stakeholder consultation to revise the Overseas Employment Policy took place on 15 May 2013 at the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment and was attended by about 65 representatives from civil society organizations, academic experts, workers’ and employer’s organizations.

  4. Labour Migration Academy - Facilitating Good Governance, Enhancing Protection and Promoting Development

    6 - 17 May 2013

    The Academy on Labour Migration reviews and analyses key issues, strategies, policies and tools for governing international labour migration, linking migration and development and protecting migrant workers and their families.

  5. Migrant Workers' Rights and the May Day 2013

    1 May 2013

    On the 1st of May 2013, ie, on the occasion of the Labour Day, the NCCWE members advocated for the recognition of the rights of the migrant workers.

April 2013

  1. Regional Tripartite Conference to Combat Human Trafficking

    9 - 10 April 2013

    A two-day regional tripartite conference on ways to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and to present the findings of an ILO research project that maps human trafficking across the region.

March 2013

  1. Orientation Workshop for Dhaka Ahsania Mission Project Staff and Management

    12 March 2013

    ILO executed Labour Migration project supported Dhaka Ahsania Mission conduct an Orientation Workshop to familiarize project staff and management with the implementation approach and methodology for implementing a pilot initiative to give top-up technical training and impart life skills and pre-departure information to equip the Bangladeshi workers who have made a decision to migrate for work in another country and to support left behind families of the migrant workers.

  2. ILO Labour Migration Project office inaugurated on 11 March 2013

    11 March 2013

    The ILO Labour Migration Project office was jointly inaugurated on 11 March 2013 by the Honorable Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE) and the Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in the Ministry premises in the Probashi Kalyan Bhaban.

February 2013

  1. Consultation with BMET for Comprehensive System's Review by the Labour Migration Project

    20 February 2013

    A Comprehensive Systems Review (CSR) of the Bangladesh Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) and the Wage Earners’ Welfare Fund (WEWF) is planned by the Ministry of Expatiates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE) under the Labour Migration Project, namely, “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh”, executed by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The review is to identify the strengths, good practices and possible areas for improvement. To begin the process in a participatory manner, the ILO's Project Management Team held a consultation with the senior officials of the BMET in Dhaka.

  2. Identifying and Responding to Cases of Trafficking and Forced Labour

    18 - 20 February 2013

    Jordanian law enforcement officials are attending a training programme organised by the ILO in Amman to better identify, investigate and respond to cases of forced labour and human trafficking.