News on Fair Recruitment

  1. 2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    06 May 2021

    The Competition aims to recognize fair and balanced media reports that contribute to the elimination of public misperception, xenophobia and discrimination against migrant workers and highlight the positive contributions they make.

  2. The Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

    22 April 2021

    In partnership with the IOM and IHRB, ILO convened a global forum to discuss key fair recruitment issues, attracting 1,600 attendees.

  3. Fair recruitment. Decent work

    15 April 2021

    Many migrant workers – particularly low skilled workers – find themselves paying large recruitment fees to intermediaries in order to secure work overseas. The recruitment processes are often unclear and opens them up to abuse. The ILO has been addressing the issue through its Fair Recruitment Initiative. Find out more in our latest Infostory.

  4. Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

    The forum, organized by International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) will gather global brands, suppliers, recruitment agencies, governments, employers’ and workers' organisations, and intergovernmental and civil society organisations to take stock, nurture ideas, foster engagement, and inspire action.

  5. The ILO launches the second phase of the Fair Recruitment Initiative

    08 April 2021

    The ILO launches the 2021-25 Fair Recruitment Initiative, which aims to ensure that recruitment practices nationally and across borders are grounded in labour standards, are developed through social dialogue, and ensure gender equality.

  6. Virtual launch of the ILO Arabic-language toolkit for journalists

    Join the ILO and a panel of distinguished employers’ representatives, workers’ representatives and journalists on 24 February 2021, to celebrate social justice, discuss ethical reporting on labour migration and discover the new Arabic-language ILO Media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment.

  7. Awareness-raising workshop for domestic workers led by the National Union of Malagasy Domestic Workers (SENAMAMA)

    The ILO's REFRAME project, with the help of the International Federation of Domestic Workers, supports the creation and strengthening of the domestic workers' organization SENAMAMA in Madagascar.

  8. GFMD Side Event: Advancing fair and ethical recruitment for all in a COVID-19 context

    Join the ILO, the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) for an interactive panel discussion on fair and ethical recruitment in the context of COVID-19.

  9. ILO announces winners of the 2020 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    18 December 2020

    Winning entries provide outstanding and balanced reporting on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  10. ILO launches sixth Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    15 September 2020

    This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.