Events and training on labour migration

April 2023

  1. On line discussion

    What role can international labour standards and the ILO play in the protection of migrant workers’ wages?

    27 April 2023

    The ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR) has identified non-payment of wages, delayed payment of as key modern-day wage protection issues that can also lead to debt bondage and forced labour, with migrant workers being especially vulnerable. This event presents a new ILO guidance note on the protection of wages for migrant workers.

  2. Event

    Capacity building & planning meeting with representatives of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) & Common Market for East and Central Africa

    3 - 6 April 2023

    The JLMP-ACTION programme hosted a 4-day training for 21 representatives from the regional economic communities of ECCAs and COMESA, to strengthen capacity on improving access to social protection and skills recognition for migrant workers and their families in East and Central Africa.

March 2023

  1. 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.

  2. Event

    Awareness raising on Labour Migration for local community leaders in rural Kenya

    24 March - 9 April 2023

    The two labour migration awareness raising meetings in Kilifi and Busia brought together local community leaders from across Kilifi County and Busia County including the chiefs, assistant chiefs, village elders, community policing and community administrators.

January 2023

  1. Event

    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).

December 2022

  1. 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.

  2. Event

    Capacity-building workshops for 96 labour inspectors held by the CONMIGO Project

    1 December 2022 - 28 February 2023

    THAMM contributes to a series of capacity-building workshops for 96 labour inspectors held by the CONMIGO Project

November 2022

  1. Labour migration

    COP27: ILO events on labour migration and climate change

    7 - 18 November 2022

  2. 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.

  3. 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).