National Workshop on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Tajik migrant workers

Event organized in conjunction with the Launch of ILO’s Global Report on Forced Labour 2009 “The Cost of Coercion”

The ILO project “Community development through employment creation and improved migrant management in Tajikistan” funded by the UN Trust Fund for Human Security aims to empower Tajik migrant workers through vocational and pre-migration training, as well as to increase the capacity of the Government and social partners to protect Tajik workers from human rights abuses. Within the framework of the project, ILO has been working on finalizing a report on the latest labour situation of Tajik migrant workers in the global financial crisis, which is based on the research initiated by Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.
The purpose of the National workshop is to discuss the results of the study on Impact of the Global Financial Crisis to Tajik Migrant workers and to assist the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in identifying what approaches should be taken to cope with a situation of global crisis.
Invitees to the workshop include ILO tripartite partners, the State Migration Service, representative of the President Office, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, researchers and academics, international Organizations and embassies, and the media.