News and statements on labour migration

  1. © ILO/ Ala’a al-Sukhni 2018

    ILO, UNHCR strengthen partnership to promote employment for refugees and Jordanian host communities in Jordan

    17 July 2018

    A Letter of Understanding, signed by the two agencies, outlines ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping Refugees and Host Communities access decent work.

  2. The first youth employability services centre inaugurated in Bahir Dar, Amhara region, Ethiopia

    25 June 2018

    A youth employability services (YES) center – a first for Ethiopia was officially inaugurated on 19th June 2018. The YES centre is a joint initiative between the Government of Ethiopia and International Labour Organization (ILO) under the project on ‘Addressing the Root Causes of Migration in Ethiopia’ which is part of the program ‘Stemming Irregular migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia’ (SINCE) implemented by the Italian Embassy in Ethiopia and funded by the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa.

  3. High-level panel discusses Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience

    15 June 2018

  4. Fair Recruitment – It is possible!

    14 June 2018

    The ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment helps Nepali migrant workers seek foreign employment fairly and safely.

  5. Launching of REFRAME project in Mexico and work plan for 2018-2019

    13 June 2018

    NThe event had the purpose of bringing together, for the first time, all the actors that have contributed to the definition of the project work plan for Mexico.

  6. ILO launches series of regional seminars on Recommendation 205 for workers’ organizations

    21 May 2018

  7. National Consultations on Forced Labour in Kyrgyzstan

    18 May 2018

    The issues of ensuring decent work in Kyrgyzstan free of coercion and exploitation were at the heart of the conference “World of Work in Kyrgyzstan: National Consultations on Forced Labour. Challenges and Prevention Measures”, held on May 18 in Bishkek.

  8. ILO, UNESCO and UN-HABITAT launch consultations on a “Regional facility for urban crisis recovery and reconstruction in the Arab States”

    17 May 2018

  9. Regional facility for urban crisis recovery and reconstruction in the Arab States

    16 May 2018

    Presentation

  10. “Change starts in your mind”: How Tsehay Berhane found an alternative to migration

    07 May 2018

    Migrants – mostly women – account for more than 80 per cent of domestic workers in the Arab states, which is the highest percentage globally.