Events and training on labour migration

February 2013

  1. Building knowledge-base and promoting rights of the Bangladesh workers on the move

    6 February 2013

    A Tripartite Workshop titled "Building Knowledge-base and Promoting Rights of the Bangladesh Workers on the Move" co-organized by the Human Development Research Centre (HDRC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka. The workshop included a wide range of stakeholders representing private and public sector banks, civil society organizations, migrant workers associations, international organizations, media and the Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE). The workshop was conducted in order to gather information and exchange experiences to inform five comprehensive studies on international labour migration from Bangladesh.

January 2013

  1. Stakeholders meeting "Promoting the integration of migrant domestic workers in Europe: the case of Belgium"

    30 January 2013

    A National Stakeholders meeting "Promoting the Integration of Migrant Domestic workers in Europe: the case of Belgium" is organized in Brussels by the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS) of the University of Antwerp. This is one of the partners of the ILO-coordinated and EU-funded research project "Promoting Integration of Migrant Domestic workers in Europe".

  2. Call for Contributions to the United Nations World Youth Report 2013 - Youth Migration and Development

    23 January - 22 February 2013

    The UN Focal Point on Youth will organize a number of interactive activities, among them, an online survey, an e-consultation, a Google+ Hangout with young people and experts.

December 2012

  1. The Commemoration of the International Migrant Day: The 2012 Review – Progress, Opportunities and Challenges on Labour Migration

    18 December 2012

    The 2012 review is conducted as part of raising the media awareness concerning issues related to labour migration.

October 2012

  1. Implementation Agreement between the Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the Project “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh”

    1 October 2012

July 2012

  1. Launch of the book "Protecting the Poor: Microinsurance Compendium Volume 2"

    12 July 2012

    The ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility organized on July 3rd an interactive session that brought the opportunity to meet with key microinsurance stakeholders, to dialogue in small groups around specific topics and to network with peers. By attending, participants got an overview of the major trends of the sector and had the possibility to interact with authors and experts focusing on agriculture, catastrophic risks, client value, health, migration, the role of commercial insurers, regulation, social protection and technology. A Webcast and a Q&A session for onliners were set up to enable remote participation.

  2. Project Steering Committee Meeting of the “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh Project

    5 July 2012

    The 1st Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting of the project titled “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” was held under the chairpersonship of Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Secretary, MEWOE on Thursday the 5th of July 2012 at the Conference Room of the MEWOE. The PSC comprises of 18 representatives from the tripartite constituents – Government, Trade Unions, Employers Associations – and other important actors in the area of labour migration, including, the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), who is a donor to this project, migrant workers associations, migration research institutions and other civil society actors.

  3. Enhancing Migration, Mobility, Employment and Higher Education in the RECs of Africa

    5 - 6 July 2012

    A technical meeting organised within the framework of the Africa - European Union (EU) Migration, Mobility and Employment (MME) Partnership and aimed at providing a snapshot of policy frameworks, programmes and coordination mechanisms put in place by Regional Economic Communities in Africa.

June 2012

  1. Letter of Agreement between IOM and ILO for the Project “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh”

    14 June 2012

    The IOM and ILO signed a letter of agreement to strengthen the implementation of the Project “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” and specifically to support Improved Migration Management and Services.

  2. TOT on Improving Knowledge on Legal and Safe Labour Migration for Provincial Resource Persons

    4 - 9 June 2012

    The aim of the training is to equip provincial resource persons with knowledge about safe and legal migration so they can conduct training for other staff at the provincial, district, commune and village levels. They also will be able to conduct other activities at migrant workers' resource centers in their provinces.