Events and training on labour migration

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.

  3. The 2nd Project Steering committee (PSC) Meeting of the Labour Migration Project in Bangladesh

    14 February 2013

    The 2nd Project Steering committee (PSC) Meeting of the project titled “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” Executed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Held on Thursday 14 Feb 2013 at the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment in Dhaka. The PSC members used the opportunity to review the project progress and gave approval for the planned implementation actions.

  4. Migrant Workers and Business: Challenges and Opportunities

    11 February - 1 March 2013

    Monday, 11 February 2013 and Friday, 1 March 2013 - Webinars convened by the ILO and UN Global Compact Office

  5. Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming

    8 February 2013

    The Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations will host an event co-sponsored by the ILO and the Secretariat of the MDG Achievement Fund, “Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming”, to share good practices and lessons emerging from the implemenation of the UN joint work on Youth Employment and Migration.

  6. National Consultation on Integration of Migrant Domestic Workers

    7 February 2013

  7. Building knowledge-base and promoting rights of the Bangladesh workers on the move

    6 February 2013

    A Tripartite Workshop titled "Building Knowledge-base and Promoting Rights of the Bangladesh Workers on the Move" co-organized by the Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka. The workshop included a wide range of stakeholders representing private and public sector banks, civil society organizations, migrant workers associations, international organizations, media and the Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE). The workshop was conducted in order to gather information and exchange experiences to inform five comprehensive studies on international labour migration from Bangladesh.