Photos and videos on labour migration

May 2018

  1. ILO's green jobs initiative

    17 May 2018

  2. ILO's concept of transition to a green economy

    17 May 2018

    What are the five things you need to know about the ILO's "World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs" report? ILO experts explain.

April 2018

  1. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Enterprises

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that address enterprise responsibilities in the recruitment process.

  2. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Governments

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that can be helpful specifically to governments in the recruitment process.

March 2018

  1. VIDEO: “Everyone in my village has moved to the city for a job”

    24 March 2018

    Kura is a migrant worker hailing from a small village of Uttar Pradesh, India. He left his home and moved to New Delhi for work and livelihood. He says life hasn’t been easy and that he wishes for a secure future for his children.

  2. A new chance at employment for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    19 March 2018

    Syrians forced to leave their country because of the war, now living in refugee camps in Jordan, have a new chance at employment. It's thanks to a job fair at an ILO employment centre for refugees, funded by the European Union.

February 2018

  1. Women's Migration Works

    19 February 2018

    Nearly half of all registered migrant workers from Cambodia are women. They migrate to find decent work opportunities and provide a better life for their families. This video depicts some of their stories.

December 2017

  1. A guide to fair recruitment of migrant labour

    18 December 2017

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organizations, national legislatures and the social partners to promote and ensure fair recruitment.

  2. ILO General Principles on Fair Recruitment

    14 December 2017

    The objective of the ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment is to inform the current and future work of the ILO and of other organizations, national legislatures, and the social partners on promoting and ensuring fair recruitment. These principles and guidelines are derived from a number of sources, including international labour standards and ILO instruments among others.

  3. Nepal: Labour migration should be a choice

    01 December 2017

    Every year, thousands of young women from Nepal leave their country to work abroad. But many who make the decision don't have the basic skills needed for their new jobs overseas. And very few know how they may be at risk for abuse and exploitation. The ILO-DFID "Work in Freedom" program offers vocational and skills training for Nepalese women, helping them to make a more informed choice about working abroad. Watch this video as part of the ILO InfoStory "Stay or go - Migration should be a choice".