Events and training on labour migration
Labour migration and climate change
The Impact of Climate Change on Labour Migration: Exchanging practices and exploring opportunities for sustainable development, decent work and a just labour market transition
29 March 2023
This event will be structured in two complementary panel sessions to better understand how labour migration can serve as an adaptive response to climate change and how skills anticipation and qualifications systems can support just transitions to green and blue economies.
Support the Government and PrEAs in Ethiopia to establish fair recruitment practices for overseas worker placement
30 - 31 January 2023
Strengthening the capacity of Ethiopian Overseas Private Employment Agencies (PrEAs).
ILO- ITUC Africa
High level panel on Migrant workers' contribution to the development of the African continent
19 December 2022
As part of the commemoration of International Migrant Day 2022, the ILO, in collaboration with ITUC-Africa, organises a High-Level Panel to emphasise migration's contribution to development and to empower migrant workers.
COP27: ILO events on labour migration and climate change
7 - 18 November 2022
Geneva Peace Week 2022
Sustaining peace in practice: Breaking down the siloes between humanitarian, development, and peace actions
3 November 2022
The in-person workshop is organized by Interpeace in collaboration with the ILO, WHO, UNFPA, IOM, UNICEF and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. It includes speakers from ILO, UNICEF, FAO, and WHO.
Geneva Peace Week 2022
Promoting international labour standards and decent work for social justice, peace and resilience
3 November 2022
The in-person workshop is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the ITUC, IOE and the Geneva Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP).
Africa-Arab States fellowship for journalism students in labour migration reporting
17 October - 15 December 2022
The ILO FAIRWAY programme has conducted back-to-back activities in Uganda and Jordan for journalism students and recent graduates of four universities: Makerere University (Uganda), Uganda Christian University (Uganda), Yarmouk University (Jordan) and Middle East University (Jordan). These activities are the first part of a broader cross-border fellowship aimed at increasing the interest of journalism students in international labour mobility, enhancing their labour migration reporting skills, and fostering cross-border networks to report these stories along a corridor approach.
TRIANGLE in ASEAN
Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN
29 - 30 September 2022
The International Labour Organization (ILO) holds the Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN on 29 and 30 September 2022. The meeting is supported by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the ILO's TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.
Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Skills and Labour Market Transitions in Contexts of Fragility
17 September 2022
The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".
ILO and UNHCR discuss further promoting decent work in the context of forced displacement
6 September 2022
Representatives from the MENA region reflect on partnership to promote decent work and ways to develop new phase of collaboration.