Events and training on labour migration

May 2021

  1. Peace and Resilience Talk

    Introducing the "Peace and Conflict Analysis – Guidance for ILO’s programming in fragile and conflict-affected contexts"

    6 May 2021

    A look at how to integrate Peace and Conflict Analysis into ILO’s country programming

April 2021

  1. Event

    Launch of the ILO Report "Digital Refugee Livelihoods and Decent Work - Towards inclusion in a fairer digital economy"

    29 April 2021

    The digitization of the world of work is fundamentally transforming how refugees can make a livelihood and obtain employment. A rapidly expanding global digital economy harbours countless new opportunities but it also poses a range of challenges and risks. A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) now explores the growing role of digital economies for refugees, including case studies from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

  2. Event

    Market-based livelihoods interventions for refugees and host communities

    19 April - 21 May 2021

    This training course supports practitioners working with refugee communities in the design of livelihood interventions based on a solid understanding of market trends and demand. It applies the "Making markets work for the poor" (M4P) approach and draws upon the experiences and lessons learnt from joint UNHCR-ILO pilot projects that have tested the added value of market assessments and value-chain analyses in promoting the livelihoods of refugees in different countries.

  3. Event

    Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

    12 - 15 April 2021

    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.

March 2021

  1. Supporting the future of Syria and the region

    Employment, resilience and social cohesion: Success stories and challenges of labour market access for refugees and host communities

    25 March 2021

    The ILO, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Netherlands' Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and UNICEF are organizing a side event to the fifth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region,” hosted by the European Union.

  2. Event

    Spotlight on Gender-sensitive Reporting in Journalism

    24 March 2021

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, will host a webinar to discuss and share good practices for responsible and ethical reporting of labour migration and gender-based violence and discrimination against migrant workers among media professionals. Safe and Fair will also launch the Media-friendly glossary on migration: Women migrant workers and ending violence against women edition. The glossary serves a guide for journalists, reporters, researchers and trainers who conduct trainings or write about women’s labour migration, and who write about violence against women in the context of migration.

  3. 5th Brussels Conference - Side event

    The nexus between livelihoods, protection and women’s empowerment – Syrian refugees

    22 March 2021

    A side event to the 5th Brussels Conference, organised by UN Women, ILO and UNHCR examined how international and national partners are working to support the empowerment of Syrian refugee women across the region, focusing on their access to decent work & livelihoods, safety and well-being.

  4. Event

    Access to decent work for refugees and other forcibly displaced persons

    15 March - 23 April 2021

    The course aims to strengthen the capacities of policy-makers and practitioners in adopting measures to facilitate the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market, and in promoting inclusive employment strategies and policies.

  5. International Women's Day 2021

    Re-emphasising Women’s Right to Mobility

    5 March 2021

    The Office is organizing a panel discussion to mark the International Women’s Day.

February 2021

  1. Event

    Virtual launch of the ILO Arabic-language toolkit for journalists

    24 February 2021

    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.