Migrant workers and COVID-19
- Join the ILO Global Webinar on Migrant Workers and COVID-19
- Read the press release: ILO warns of COVID-19 migrant ‘crisis within a crisis’
- Watch the video message from ILO Director General Guy Ryder: ‘Migrant workers among the hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic’
- Watch the video message from ITUC Secretary General Sharan Burrow: ‘Migrant workers deserve equal treatment during COVID-19 pandemic’
- Watch the video message from IOE Secretary General Roberto Suarez Santos: ‘Sustainable migration policies needed to help migrants and businesses during pandemic’
02 December 2020
This Toolkit aims to support policy-makers, constituents and relevant stakeholders in the development of National Action Plans (NAPs) on forced labour. Building on existing national practices and examples, it provides details on the different steps of the process, from NAP formulation to implementation, as well as governance and evaluation.
Technical webinar: Addressing key issues of the transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts
27 November 2020
On November 5th, the ILO organised its first technical webinar on the key issues on the transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts in the framework of the PROSPECTS partnership.
25 November 2020
Babaeng Biya(hero), the national campaign of Safe and Fair Philippines formally launches actress Maine Mendoza as celebrity champion and continues its commitment in providing more Filipina migrant workers with information and assistance that will support them in achieving a safe and fair migration experience.
5-9 October 2020
7 September–11 October 2020
Policies and programmes
Our database provides a non-exhaustive list of current good practices implemented at the country level.
21 July 2020
22 June 2020
05 December 2018
Policy coherence paper
General practical guidance on promoting coherence among employment, education/training and labour migration policies
20 December 2017
International Labour Conference
Conference paper | 10 April 2017
22 February 2016
Migrants make significant and essential contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of their host countries and their communities back home. But too often these contributions go unrecognized..."Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General