Policy Brief

Protecting migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recommendations for Policy-makers and Constituents

This policy brief provides information and identifies a number of key recommendations to assist governments and other stakeholders in designing COVID-19 policy responses that can help to ensure the protection of migrant workers, as well as to inform responses for the protection of refugees and those displaced working in countries other than their own, differentiated by gender as appropriate and based upon relevant international labour standards, and ILO guidance and good practices. This document will be updated regularly as the situation evolves.