16 May 2018
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.
30 April 2018
The office will support implementation of a comprehensive technical cooperation programme on working conditions and labour rights in Qatar.
24 April 2018
The Code and its monitoring tools will help recruitment agencies to measure their compliance with national and international laws and best practices and aim to reduce fees charged to migrant workers. By making the costs transparent in advertisements, contracts and pre-departure training, the risk of exploitation of migrant workers should be reduced.
ILO and African Development Bank to work together on employment, effective labour migration and future of work challenges in Africa
19 April 2018
ILO and AFDB agreed to enhance cooperation on decent jobs for youth, labour migration and mobility and the future of work in Africa.
18 April 2018
Lebanon’s first Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme (EIIP) is launched, to provide jobs in infrastructure projects for both Lebanese and Syrians.
11 April 2018
A new web platform aimed at migrant workers lists user reviews of recruitment agencies. By helping migrants avoid falling for false promises, the website is an important tool to promote fair recruitment.
29 March 2018
To identify reasons for low Female Labour Migration in Pakistan, ILO-Islamabad has initiated a national study under its EU-funded REFRAME Project and organized a Tripartite Consultation to discuss the matter in detail and identify avenues for improvement.
23 March 2018
New project will support jobs for youth through infrastructure works with local resources, skills training and entrepreneurship promotion, with a strong focus on returnees and women.
22 March 2018
Myanmar migrants can now expect a better migration experience with less risk of being cheated or abused after an additional 66 overseas employment agencies committed to a Code of Conduct for ethical recruitment, bringing the total number of signatories to 183.