Events and training on labour migration

July 2011

  1. AP-MagNet discussion forum on public attitudes to migrant workers

    20 July - 10 August 2011

  2. National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities

    19 July 2011

    Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.

May 2011

  1. Gender and Migration: Care Workers at the Interface of Migration and Development

    11 May 2011

    A special event by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV)

September 2010

  1. Regional Workshop for Employers’ Organisations from the Southern Caucasus and Destination Countries on Strategies against Human Trafficking and Forced Labour

    23 - 24 September 2010

    The EU funded regional project “Strengthening of comprehensive anti-trafficking response in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia” takes place in the Caucasus region covering Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and seeks to contribute to the progressive reduction of trafficking in human beings in these three countries. The Conference is a regional component of the Project and will contribute to the development of a coherent anti-trafficking strategy for the Employers’ Organizations to take action against forced labour and trafficking in human beings

July 2010

  1. Action to combat trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation: Identification and protection of victims

    5 July 2010

    The conference will provide an overview of the results of the “FREED” Project, present the studies on trafficking for labour exploitation and forced labour in Italy and Poland, present the national versions of the handbook for labour inspectors and discuss their application on actual cases, discuss transnational cooperation mechanisms between labour inspectors and law enforcement agencies in source and destination countries, and share ideas about future steps towards an effective response to forced labour and labour exploitation.

June 2010

  1. Addressing the Demand Side of Chinese Migrant Workers in European Countries: Workshop in Italy

    21 - 24 June 2010

    Event organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the Italian Department for Equal Opportunities (DPO), as a component of the European Commission – China collaborative project “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China “(CBMM)

November 2009

  1. Workshop "Addressing the Demand Side of Chinese Migrant Workers in European Countries”

    11 - 12 November 2009

    Workshop organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the National Council of Small and Medium Sized Private Enterprises in Romania (CNIPMMR), , as a component of the Project on “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)”.

October 2009

  1. Workshop "The employment of Chinese migrant workers in UK: issues and solutions"

    22 - 23 October 2009

    Event organized by the University of Nottingham and the ILO, as part of a European Union-China collaborative project "Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)" funded by the EU.

  2. Human trafficking and forced labour - Training of Trainers

    15 - 16 October 2009

    The training is part of a broader ILO initiative to build the capacity of Tajik officials to prevent and prosecute human trafficking in the context of labour migration from Tajikistan. The overall objective of these capacity building measures is to improve investigation and prosecution of alleged trafficking cases as well as to ensure identification, protection and rehabilitation of the victims of trafficking and forced labor, in accordance with internationally accepted principles.

  3. National workshop on regulation and monitoring of private recruitment agencies

    15 - 16 October 2009

    The seminar aims at reviewing national regulations and monitoring mechanisms; drafting recommendations for the promotion of ethical business practices; and exchanging international and regional good practices.