News and statements on labour migration

  1. Federico Huneeus (Princeton University): “The Internal Labor Markets of Business Groups”.

    09 May 2019

  2. Gabriel Ulyssea (University of Oxford and CEPR): “Informality and the Labor Market Effects of Mass Migration: Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey”.

    09 May 2019

  3. Mattia Makovec (World Bank): “Firm Exits from the Formal Economy and the Minimum Wage: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Turkey”.

    09 May 2019

  4. Opening Remarks by Damian Grimshaw and Imran Rasul

    09 May 2019

  5. © ACNUR/Siegfried Modola 2019

    ILO supports Venezuelan migrants and refugees

    07 May 2019

    The initiative launched with an initial ILO funding of US$ 2 million will aim at the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

  6. ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 

    19 April 2019

    Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.

  7. Japan to support youth employment opportunities for refugees and host community in Mauritania

    11 April 2019

    The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.

  8. Strengthening cooperatives in Jordan to improve livelihoods and advance decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees

    28 March 2019

    Drawing on the earlier work and pilot interventions, the ILO will further strengthen cooperatives in Jordan within the framework of a new Dutch-funded project on advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in the agriculture sector.

  9. The ILO Governing Body approves the publication and dissemination of the Definition of Recruitment Fees and Related Costs, to be read in conjunction with the General Principles & Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment

    28 March 2019

  10. Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour

    20 March 2019

    Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds.