National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities
19 July 2011
Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.
11 May 2011
A special event by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV)
Regional Workshop for Employers’ Organisations from the Southern Caucasus and Destination Countries on Strategies against Human Trafficking and Forced Labour
23 - 24 September 2010
The EU funded regional project “Strengthening of comprehensive anti-trafficking response in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia” takes place in the Caucasus region covering Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and seeks to contribute to the progressive reduction of trafficking in human beings in these three countries. The Conference is a regional component of the Project and will contribute to the development of a coherent anti-trafficking strategy for the Employers’ Organizations to take action against forced labour and trafficking in human beings
Action to combat trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation: Identification and protection of victims
5 July 2010
The conference will provide an overview of the results of the “FREED” Project, present the studies on trafficking for labour exploitation and forced labour in Italy and Poland, present the national versions of the handbook for labour inspectors and discuss their application on actual cases, discuss transnational cooperation mechanisms between labour inspectors and law enforcement agencies in source and destination countries, and share ideas about future steps towards an effective response to forced labour and labour exploitation.
21 - 24 June 2010
Event organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the Italian Department for Equal Opportunities (DPO), as a component of the European Commission – China collaborative project “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China “(CBMM)
11 - 12 November 2009
Workshop organized by the ILO, in cooperation with the National Council of Small and Medium Sized Private Enterprises in Romania (CNIPMMR), , as a component of the Project on “Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)”.
22 - 23 October 2009
Event organized by the University of Nottingham and the ILO, as part of a European Union-China collaborative project "Capacity Building for Migration Management in China (CBMM)" funded by the EU.
15 - 16 October 2009
The training is part of a broader ILO initiative to build the capacity of Tajik officials to prevent and prosecute human trafficking in the context of labour migration from Tajikistan. The overall objective of these capacity building measures is to improve investigation and prosecution of alleged trafficking cases as well as to ensure identification, protection and rehabilitation of the victims of trafficking and forced labor, in accordance with internationally accepted principles.
15 - 16 October 2009
The seminar aims at reviewing national regulations and monitoring mechanisms; drafting recommendations for the promotion of ethical business practices; and exchanging international and regional good practices.
31 October - 2 November 2005
In line with the recommendation of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization to develop a multilateral framework on labour migration, the meeting was convened to review the draft prepared by the Office in which principles and guidelines for labour migration policy formulation and best practices had been developed.