12 October

Health Aspects of Labour Mobility Side Event

The Health Aspects of Labour Mobility side event is organized in conjunction with the WHO, the IOM, and participating governments and takes place on 12 October 2017

Under SDG target 8.8, countries have pledged to “Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment.”

This side event aims to provide a unique multisectoral dialogue for international cooperation and governance with regards to the public health of migrant workers, facilitate the sharing of current perspectives and provide specific examples, including existing instruments, initiatives and activities aimed at promoting the health needs of migrant workers and their family left behind and in skills recognition.