Events and training on labour migration

August 2014

  1. The Joint ILO-UN Women Regional Workshop on Effective Social and Economic Reintegration of Women Migrant Workers

    19 - 21 August 2014

    The Joint ILO-UN Women Regional Workshop on Effective Social and Economic Reintegration of Women Migrant Workers was held on the 19 – 21st August 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The regional workshop was held with the aim to identify, document and share good practices in the reintegration services and programs for returning women migrant workers, which effectively foster both their social and economic integration.

  2. Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers: Post-6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour GMS Consultation on good practice to improve Complaint Mechanism

    15 - 16 August 2014

    The TFAMW organized the GMS consultation to review, discuss and exchange good practices among civil society stakeholders on ways to effective implement and improve existing complaint mechanisms. The GMS Consultation Workshop facilitated the documentation of forms and procedures in use to file complaints, claims and appeals against abuses and discrimination during the full cycle of migration. The full cycle of migration includes pre-departure – recruitment agencies, training, fees paid for the legal processing to work overseas; post-arrival – working and living conditions, terms of employment, and returning – unfair dismissals, non-payment of due wages and other claims.

  3. Jordan launches national media workshop on migration and human trafficking

    12 - 14 August 2014

    ILO and global communication network PANOS hold the first national training workshop for Jordanian journalists on labour migration and human trafficking.

July 2014

  1. Advisory Committee Meeting of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    25 July 2014

    The first Advisory Committee meeting of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and the Families (GAP-MDW) was held in the premises of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine with an aim to ensure an effective project implementation on a country level.

  2. Understanding the Impact of Travel Restrictions on Universal Access from the Perspectives of Migrant Sending and Receiving Countries – A Dialogue

    23 July 2014

    Global Village Debate at AIDS 2014 (Melbourne) on Wednesday 23 July, 11:00 - 12:30 at the Clarendom Auditorium.

  3. Training on Fostering the Social and Professional Reintegration of Return Migrants

    14 - 18 July 2014

    An ILO training course providing advanced knowledge with which to foster the contribution to development of return migrants, and offering ground-breaking information about their patterns of social and professional reintegration.

  4. GFMD-GMG Side Event on Fair Migration and the Sustainable Post-2015 Development Agenda

    9 July 2014

  5. GFMD 2015: Fair Migration and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

    9 July 2014

    This GFMD side event will allow participants to discuss some of the practical ways in which the post-2015 development framework might incorporate migrants and migration that are needed to advance inclusive, equitable and sustainable development, and how the GFMD and GMG, working with the SRSG and other stakeholders such as social partners, migrant and diaspora associations and civil society generally, might contribute to and bolster this process.

  6. ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014

    3 - 4 July 2014

    It is the succeeding event to three previous conferences that tackled and provided recommendations on national and ASEAN-level issues which included developing new methods and tools for improving labour inspection effectiveness, strengthening enforcement of national safety and health laws, and concerns surrounding labour migration, child labour, and the agricultural sector.

  7. Training to Trade Unions on Safe Migration and Victims’ Assistance

    1 July 2014

    The Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women (GAATW) conducted a ToT on safe migration and victims’ assistance to building the capacity of trainers to undertake pre-decision community work with potential migrant women workers.