Events and training on labour migration

April 2016

  1. The TRIANGLE Sub-Regional Advisory Committee (SURAC) Meeting

    21 - 22 April 2016

    The SURAC (Sub-regional Advisory Committee) meeting has served as an ILO platform for tripartite constituents to share information, experiences and provide guidance on anti-trafficking and migration management for over ten years.

  2. The Consultation on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

    19 April 2016

    This consultation with partners in Vietnam will shape the project at national and regional levels. Discussion will take stock of challenges to supporting women's migration and discuss how three core priorities for the project could take shape in Vietnam: promotion of migrant women’s economic empowerment, ending of violence against migrant women, and promoting migrant women’s voice in decision making and leadership roles.

  3. Pilot testing a fair recruitment model in the apparel industry

    11 April 2016

    The ILO’s FAIR project is currently implementing in collaboration with BWJ a pilot intervention model to eliminate deceptive and coercive recruitment practices in the apparel industry in Jordan and thus reduce the vulnerability of migrant workers to forced labour. The aim of this pilot intervention is to demonstrate that fair recruitment is possible and that it benefits both employers and workers. A one-day workshop will be organized on April 11th, 2016 in Amman to present the objectives and expected results of this pilot programme.

March 2016

  1. Panel discussion: “Addressing the labour market impacts of refugees and other forcibly displaced people”

    21 March 2016

    The ILO's Governing Body held a high-level panel with heads of relevant international organizations to share their views on the impacts of refugees and other forcibly displaced people on host societies and their labour markets, and to explore ways of enhancing the ILO’s role and inter-agency cooperation.

  2. Launch of new project to combat unacceptable forms of work in the Thai fishing and seafood industry

    17 March 2016

    The launch and signing ceremony of the EU-funded project, Combatting Unacceptable Forms of Work in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry.

  3. Policy seminar “Migrants in Cities” under the EU-China migration and mobility support project (MMSP)

    17 - 18 March 2016

    The policy seminar aims at extending support to policy-makers in formulating new, improved policies in support of sustainable and inclusive development by highlighting the positive potential of migration and migrants and measures to tackle the risks of mixed migratory flows. It will underline the role of city and local authorities in urban planning and implementation and will bring to light the bi-locality of migrants, impacting urban as well as rural development, hence contributing to poverty reduction.

  4. ASEAN TRIANGLE Project’s Fourth Project Advisory Committee Meeting

    17 March 2016

    The Project Advisory Committee (PAC) has met once a year since the inception of the ASEAN TRIANGLE Project. The project’s outputs are consistent with ASEAN priorities, targets and commitments, as reflected in the work plans of several regional processes such as the ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting and the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

  5. The migrant workers protection in Honduras

    14 March 2016

    Both institutions have been working in the coordination improvement regarding a better protection of migrant workers, in topics like statistics information exchange and obtaining a work permit.

  6. Regional South-South Cooperation Seminar on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

    8 - 10 March 2016

    Regional Seminar attended by ILO constituents and other stakeholders from 5 countries from Latin American and the Caribbean aiming at encouraging collaborative actions based on social dialogue and geared to promoting well-governed labour mobility within the protection framework of international human and international labour standards.

  7. Seminar: Project research & labour market effects in Africa

    8 March 2016

    During this research seminar, held on March 9, 2016, the ECLM project team presented an overview of two elements of the research methodology as well as preliminary findings on the labour market position of immigrants in Ghana and the labour market impact of immigration in Rwanda.