News and statements on labour migration

  1. New strategic partnership to promote jobs and education for refugees and host communities

    06 November 2018

    The Netherlands has joined an innovative partnership with the ILO to support refugees and their host communities.

  2. How digitalization can help achieve fair migration

    31 October 2018

    The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour held in Singapore on 29-30 October discussed how to maximize the potential of digitalization to promote decent work for migrant workers in the Asia Pacific region. Anna Engblom, senior expert on labour migration at the International Labour Organization (ILO), reviews the opportunities and challenges brought by digitalization in this area.

  3. Employment creation for youth to build sustainable peace in The Gambia: Launch of the employment-intensive construction works

    17 October 2018

    The project creates employment opportunities for the youth in The Gambia through ILO’s employment-intensive construction approach with a focus on equal and decent work opportunities

  4. ILO launches 2018 global media competition on labour migration and fair recruitment

    14 September 2018

    The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.

  5. End of exit permits for most migrant workers in Qatar welcomed

    04 September 2018

    Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.

  6. © ILO 2018

    ILO training opens doors for Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    Training programme supports members of both communities to find work and generate income through their newly-acquired skills.

  7. ILO and POEA launch nationwide anti-illegal recruitment campaign in the Philippines

    02 August 2018

    The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), with the support of the ILO, has launched a campaign to prevent illegal recruitment of migrant domestic workers.

  8. Jordan: Migrant workers find ways to access justice

    30 July 2018

    The combination of effective grievance procedures and action taken by a pioneering Workers’ Centre is helping to put an end to the abuse of migrant workers in Jordan.

  9. New online portal help Overseas Filipino Workers rate recruiters

    25 July 2018

    Workers organizations and trade unions in the Philippines will launch a new web platform, to help protect migrant workers from abusive employment practices through user reviews of recruitment agencies.

  10. Participants learn about promoting youth employment for peace and resilience at elective course on Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

    20 July 2018