24 - 25 March 2022
The ILO Regional Office for Africa in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE) are partnering to launch the Fair Recruitment Initiative in Africa in March 2022. This launch is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa.
ILO side-event at the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
22 March 2022
The event was an opportunity to launch the ILO Guide “Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings” and to engage in a global conversation with constituents, partner organizations and other stakeholders in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus on how best to effectively mainstream gender equality and non-discrimination in the world of work faced by crisis and fragility in order to pave the way to more equal, peaceful and resilient societies.
Panel discussion and launch of the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families
10 March 2022
This webinar will present the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families and provide an overview of the policy and administrative options that can be considered to extend social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families. A selected number of country and regional practices will be presented that may inspire countries when engaging in legal reforms, negotiating social security agreements and designing social protection schemes.
Fair recruitment for migrant workers
Policy dialogue on fair foreign employment process and good practices of migrant workers in Baluchistan
25 February 2022
The ILO’s Project “Governance of Labour Migration in South and South East Asia” (GOALS) funded by Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) in collaboration with Ministry of Overseas Pakistani and Human Resources Development (MOP&HRD) and Department of Labour Baluchistan and with its constituents, will organize a policy dialogue in Quetta to identify the pathways to promote fair recruitment for foreign migrant workers and minimize the role of subagents/intermediaries in foreign employment recruitment in Pakistan. The participants will deliberate on the key challenges, encountered by Pakistani migrant workers during foreign employment process and discuss other related policy recommendations.
15 - 16 February 2022
Launch of Report: Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study
25 January 2022
The study is anchored in the risk that migrants face due to climate change, further exacerbated by COVID-19 and its negative implications on the world of work in South Asian countries, especially in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The study further explores innovative solutions by governments, businesses and civil society organizations to overcome these existing challenges. The report is scheduled for a virtual launch on 25 January 2022 from 3:00 – 4:30PM IST
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Launch - Pre-departure handbook for Indians going to the European Union
20 January 2022
To enhance dissemination of the pre-departure information at the state level, a high-level launch event was organised in partnership with the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Governments.
6 January 2022
To enhance dissemination of the pre-departure information at the state level, a high-level launch event was organised in partnership with the Punjab State Government.
Refresher- Training of trainers for Pakistan Workers Federation to promote safe, orderly and regular labour migration
29 - 30 November 2021
A two-day refresher training of trainers for trade union leaders from across Pakistan (from high migration districts) will jointly be organized by ILO and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF). The training will be facilitated by senior officials representing the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment; the Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC), Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), Migrant Resource Centre, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and ILO. This activity is supported by ILO- Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project funded by European Union.
4 November 2021
In a collaboration between the ILO, IOM and the UN Network on Migration, this webinar will explore innovative state-facilitated digital technology platforms that assist the recruitment, placement, and/or job matching for migrant workers, and recommendations from a joint report by the ILO and IOM titled “Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world”.