Events and training on labour migration

November 2013

  1. Tripartite Technical Meeting on Labour Migration

    4 - 8 November 2013

    Representatives from governments, workers and employers discuss labour migration and consider possible areas for ILO intervention.

October 2013

  1. Migrant Resource Centers (MRC) Study Tour

    30 October - 1 November 2013

    The establishment of Migrant Resource Centers has benefited many migrant workers. The use of these Centers are now found in many sending and receiving countries, and they take various forms.

  2. Fostering the social and professional reintegration of return labour migrants

    28 October - 1 November 2013

    The course on the social and professional reintegration of return migrants will be offered once again this year from 28 October - 1 November 2013. The course will be in French and English to and will foster a multi-level reflection among participants from various regions.

  3. Jordanian officials receive training to combat human trafficking and forced labour

    28 - 29 October 2013

    The two-day training workshop looks at ways labour inspectors and police officers can effectively combat forced labour and human trafficking in Jordan.

  4. Founding Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

    26 - 28 October 2013

    200 domestic workers from 42 countries around the world gathered to discuss the ways to improve the working conditions of domestic workers worldwide and to launch the International Domestic Workers Federation.

  5. Arab labour migration research network launched

    9 - 10 October 2013

    The ILO’s new Migration and Governance Network studies and documents migration trends in the Arab States to assist labour migration reform.

  6. Launch of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) at the UN High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development

    3 October 2013

    The EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) was launched at the 2nd High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

  7. The 2013 UN General Assembly High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

    3 - 4 October 2013

    The Second UN High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD) took place 3-4 October in New York at the UN General Assembly, where the international community sought to identify concrete measures to strengthen coherence and cooperation in order to enhance the development benefits of international migration for migrants and countries alike.

  8. High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

    3 - 4 October 2013

  9. Lauching of Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers at High-level Panel Discussion "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers"

    3 October 2013

    The ILO, in partnership with the Governments of Italy and the Philippines and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, is organizing a high level panel discussion on "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers" on the side of the High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development in New York on Thursday, 3 October 2013.