News and statements on labour migration

  1. ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria towards Reforming Recruitment Processes and Standardizing Operational Conduct of Private Employment Agencies (PEAs)

    26 November 2021

    Arising from observed institutional and operational challenges that pervades the recruitment industry in Nigeria, the Federal Government with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) has successfully completed a revision of the Code of Conduct for Private Employment Agencies (PEAs), introducing revised guidelines to facilitate ethical conduct of licensed recruiters of outsourced personnel.

  2. State-level Local Economic Development Committees capacitated to provide critical field-level feedback in Sudan

    24 November 2021

    In November 2021, the ILO held a workshop with representatives of Local Economic Development Committees (LEDCs) from the East Darfur and West Kordofan states to transfer relevant knowledge and skills for ensuring coordinated, locally appropriate technical and measurable interventions under PROSPECTS.

  3. © ILO/SERC 2021

    COVID-19 has made life even more precarious for migrant workers

    22 November 2021

    Stranded in their destination countries or forced to leave, unemployed and with no access to social protection, migrant workers have suffered the worst of the pandemic.

  4. Market-based interventions to create more and better jobs in the dairy value chain in Somali Region, Ethiopia

    10 November 2021

    On 25 October 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VSF) Suisse launched their joint intervention to develop the dairy value chain in the Fafan zone of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.

  5. Women entrepreneurs join hands for better recovery post COVID-19

    07 November 2021

    Supported by the ILO, the women entrepreneurs’ forum in Uganda extends its support services to refugee and host community business women affected by the pandemic.

  6. The ILO and ITU highlight opportunities for boosting youth employment in the digital economy in Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions

    02 November 2021

    On 1 November 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) invited key youth employment stakeholders to discuss, validate the results and identify potential priority areas in the study on youth employment opportunities in Ethiopia’s digital economy, in Afar and Somali regions.

  7. © Kıvanç Özvardar / ILO 2021

    From war to peace: A refugee’s journey to a new life

    02 November 2021

    Morshed Ali, 24 arrived in Turkey seven years ago after fleeing the war in Syria. He had to learn a new language and adapt to life in a foreign country. Yet he overcame the odds and graduated as an architect four years later.

  8. Territoires Zéro Chômage Longue Durée (TZCLD), (Territories with Zero long-term Unemployment), presented by Victoria Bazurto

    22 October 2021

    Webinar - Public Works and Public Employment Programmes: What role in socioeconomic recovery?

  9. The Psychosocial Value of Employment, presented by Reshmaan Hussam

    22 October 2021

    Webinar - Public Works and Public Employment Programmes: What role in socioeconomic recovery?

  10. © Antara/Wahyu Putro A. 2021

    Media engagement to improve gender-sensitive labour migration reporting

    22 October 2021

    The ILO, through its joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, in partnership with the Alliance of Indonesian Journalists (AJI) Jakarta organized a series of media engagement programmes.