News on Fair Recruitment

  1. Businesses and Fair Recruitment: promoting responsible business conduct via the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project

    The Regional Multi-stakeholder Forum: Responsible Business Conduct for Safe Labour Migration in ASEAN, supported by the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project, brought together over 90 participants ASEAN ministries in charge of migration and people trafficking, ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights, migrant workers’ organisations, employers’ associations, recruitment agencies, trade unions, women’s groups, civil society organisations, and think-tanks. The forum highlighted good practices and policies at government and company levels to ensure that unfair, exploitative or abusive labour practices of private companies’ partners, suppliers or sub-contractors are addressed, including unethical recruitment.

  2. Media and the Fair Recruitment Initiative: ILO and IFJ engage journalists on ethical reporting

    The ILO held a workshop in collaboration with IFJ on media reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The workshop gathered professional journalists and media trainers from fifteen different countries. During the workshop, the Toolkit on Media reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment was reviewed by the participating journalists and its practical dissemination and utilization by the media in both departure and destination countries involved in international recruitment processes was discussed. It was the opportunity for fruitful exchanges of experience that will enrich the Toolkit and build its momentum on the way to its release.

  3. National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration

    National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration, will be hosted by the Ministry of Telecommunications, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment on the 2nd October 2018 at the Galle Face Hotel.

  4. ILO launches 2018 global media competition on labour migration and fair recruitment

    14 September 2018

    The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.

  5. ILO and POEA launch nationwide anti-illegal recruitment campaign in the Philippines

    02 August 2018

    The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), with the support of the ILO, has launched a campaign to prevent illegal recruitment of migrant domestic workers.

  6. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    The ILO Governing Body at its 331st Session agreed to convene in November 2018 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs”, with the objective to review, amend and adopt draft definitions on recruitment fees and related costs developed by the Office based on a global comparative study and thorough analysis by the Office of definitions of recruitment fees and costs; and recommend ways to disseminate and use the adopted definition at the international and national levels by constituents.
    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

  7. ILO Sri Lanka holds the National Consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment.

    As part of the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, the EU-funded “Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration”, also known as REFRAME project organized a stakeholder consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment on 31st May, 2018 at the Movenpick Hotel, Colombo.

  8. ILO facilitates stakeholder consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment

    As part of the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, the EU-funded “Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration” ( REFRAME) project is organizing a stakeholder consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  9. Beyond borders: Reporting on fair recruitment and labour migration

    04 December 2017

    Fair Media Training - The ILO’s Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) in partnership with the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines conducted a Fair Media Training aimed to equip professional journalists with tools of right-based reporting on labour migration.

  10. Training for Journalists in Tunisia on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    A six-month comprehensive training programme for journalists to increase their knowledge on labour migration and investigative reporting techniques to enable them to report fairly an accurately on migration.