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Why labour migration is a big deal?

Max Tuñón, Labour Migration Specialist, explains why migration for work can prove to be a win-win for both origin and destination countries.

Date issued: 20 March 2017 | Size/duration: 00:03:29

Destination countries benefit from migration by filling in the gaps in the labour market. And by also relieving some of the unemployment and underemployment issues. Countries of origin benefit from remittances - take for instance India which receives the largest remittance in the South Asian region, a whopping 72 billion USD.

This video is part of the ‘Meet the Expert’ video interview series. The series introduces various experts and specialists working at the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India.

Learn more about ILO's work on labour migration.