News and statements on labour migration

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

    15 June 2018

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    21 May 2018

  5. 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.

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

    17 May 2018

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

    16 May 2018


  8. “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.

  9. ILO inaugurates its first project office in Qatar

    30 April 2018

    The office will support implementation of a comprehensive technical cooperation programme on working conditions and labour rights in Qatar.

  10. Revised Code of Conduct to promote ethical recruitment of migrant workers

    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.