Events and training on labour migration

October 2018

  1. Protection and Promotion of Health and Safety of Migrant Workers

    2 October 2018

    How can we protect migrant and refugee workers from high health and safety risks? What are the roles of travel health practitioners and global community? Join us to learn facts, share good practices and discuss actions.

September 2018

  1. Businesses and Fair Recruitment: promoting responsible business conduct via the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project

    19 - 20 September 2018

    The Regional Multi-stakeholder Forum: Responsible Business Conduct for Safe Labour Migration in ASEAN, supported by the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project, brought together over 90 participants ASEAN ministries in charge of migration and people trafficking, ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights, migrant workers’ organisations, employers’ associations, recruitment agencies, trade unions, women’s groups, civil society organisations, and think-tanks. The forum highlighted good practices and policies at government and company levels to ensure that unfair, exploitative or abusive labour practices of private companies’ partners, suppliers or sub-contractors are addressed, including unethical recruitment.

  2. Consultative workshop on SDG indicator 10.7.1 guidelines for measuring recruitment costs

    13 September 2018

    On September 13-14 2018, the ILO and World Bank, with the financial support of the EU, held a consultative workshop to determine how best to promote the adoption and production of an internationally comparable SDG indicator on recruitment costs.

  3. Media and the Fair Recruitment Initiative: ILO and IFJ engage journalists on ethical reporting

    3 - 5 September 2018

    The ILO held a workshop in collaboration with IFJ on media reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The workshop gathered professional journalists and media trainers from fifteen different countries. During the workshop, the Toolkit on Media reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment was reviewed by the participating journalists and its practical dissemination and utilization by the media in both departure and destination countries involved in international recruitment processes was discussed. It was the opportunity for fruitful exchanges of experience that will enrich the Toolkit and build its momentum on the way to its release.

  4. Media Reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment

    3 - 5 September 2018

    The media has a key role to play in supporting public awareness against all kinds of forced labour and promotion of fair recruitment. Media can be key influencers, affecting public perceptions about forced labour and labour migration. News coverage may help bring a cause into the mainstream by engaging people, creating the public mobilization and support to drive policy changes.

July 2018

  1. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to Costa Rica's Economy in San José (ECLM project)

    30 July 2018

    An event was held in San José on 30 July 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Costa Rica's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The media advisory for this event can be downloaded below.

June 2018

  1. Validation of "How Immigrant Contribute to South Africa's Economy" in Pretoria (ECLM project)

    27 June 2018

    An event was held in Pretoria on 27 June 2018 to validate the report, "How Immigrants Contribute to South Africa's Economy". The draft report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

  2. Policy consultation workshop on the role of Trade Unions in the protection of Vietnamese migrant workers’ rights

    26 June 2018

    The workshop is co-organized by ILO, Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor, and The Asia Foundation with the aim to promote and protect the right of migrant workers.

  3. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to Ghana's Economy in Accra (ECLM project)

    20 June 2018

    An event was held in Accra on 20 June 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Ghana's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

  4. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to the Dominican Republic's Economy in Santo Domingo (ECLM project)

    12 June 2018

    An event was held in Santo Domingo on 12 June 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to the Dominican Republic's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.