Publications on labour migration

December 2017

  1. Green Initiative

    Policy Brief: The role of fair and effective labour migration governance in regional climate adaptation

    20 December 2017

  2. Book

    Trade unions and migrant workers: New contexts and challenges in Europe

    20 December 2017

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  3. Publication

    Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

    15 December 2017

    This report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration and provides recommendations for improving outcomes within the region.

  4. Publication

    Stemming irregular migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia: A socio-economic assessment

    14 December 2017

    As part of the inception phase, ILO conducted a comprehensive socio-economic assessment in five high migration-prone regions of Ethiopia—Addis Ababa, Tigray, Amhara, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples and Oromia. The findings of the assessment provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of migration in Ethiopia, particularly on mobility trends in the target areas and the correlation between migration and socio-economic characteristics of individuals. It also provides a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of various stakeholders and potential partners (national, international, local) and their ongoing efforts to tackle migration-related challenges.

  5. Publication

    Short-Term Migrant Workers: The Case of Ukraine

    11 December 2017

    The aim of the present report is to discuss the issue of short-term labour migration out of Ukraine with a focus migration behaviour related to differences in the length of stay abroad, a factor of particular importance for its implications regarding labour turnover, human capital accumulation and productivity, and, thus, wages and benefits.

  6. Publication

    Migrant Workers: The Case of Moldova

    11 December 2017

    The report aims to present a profile of migrant workers in terms of demographic and socio-economic characteristics and to estimate the size and nature of labour migration, based on findings of the ILO Labour Force Migration Survey (LFMS) conducted in the Republic of Moldova in the last quarter of 2012.

  7. ECLM Project

    How Immigrants Contribute to Kyrgyzstan's Economy

    05 December 2017

    A joint report by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), How Immigrants contribute to Kyrgyzstan’s economy, demonstrates the economic contribution of these immigrants and makes recommendations regarding the enhancement of this contribution.

November 2017

  1. Publication

    Analysis of the Implementation of the Policy on Labour Migration 2016-2017

    28 November 2017

    This annual review of the implementation of the second Policy on Labour Migration for Cambodia (LMP) updates on the progress made on its implementation since the previous review which took place in August 2016.

  2. Publication

    Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition

    27 November 2017

    The Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration – Middle East Edition details technical terminology relating to forced labour, human trafficking, displacement, refugees and labour migration, and proposes accurate and neutral alternatives to inflammatory and discriminatory terms commonly used. The glossary also provides a more complete and nuanced understanding of migration.

  3. Publication

    Persisting servitude and gradual shifts towards recognition and dignity of labour

    22 November 2017

    A study of employers of domestic workers in Delhi and Mumbai, India.