Events and training on labour migration

February 2014

  1. Event

    European Parliament hearing on sports and human rights in Qatar

    13 February 2014

    ILO Deputy Director-General will participate in a hearing on sports and human rights, held by the European Parliament Committee on Human Rights, focussing on the situation of migrant workers in Qatar.

  2. Event

    Training Program for ASEAN Labour Attaches and Consular Officials on Negotiations, Conflict Management and Ethical Recruitment

    3 - 7 February 2014

    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.

January 2014

  1. Event

    The 4th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labour Migration in Asia: Building Human Capital across Borders (RAS151)

    27 - 28 January 2014

    The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) is organizing, in cooperation with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the International Labour Organization (ILO), a roundtable on labour migration in Asia.

  2. Media Workshop

    Senior media executives meet to enhance coverage of labour migration

    13 - 14 January 2014

    The ILO and Panos Paris bring together media professionals from countries of migrant labour origion to expand media coverage and information sharing on labour migration.

December 2013

  1. Event

    Regional Meeting to Review Labour Migration Structures and Financing in Asia (RAS151)

    17 - 18 December 2013

    A 1.5 day workshop will be organized to present and validate the findings of the study and to increase the knowledge base on the financing of protection of migrant workers and organizational structures to manage labour emigration.

  2. Meeting

    Tripartite Research and Policy Consultation Meeting on Migrant Domestic Workers in Argentina

    11 December 2013

    The Tripartite Commission on Equal Opportunities (CTIO) of Argentina organized a consultation meeting in the framework of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers (GAP-MDW) to discuss challenges for the implementation of the recently adopted law on domestic work.

  3. Training

    Training on “Financial Literacy for Migrant Workers and their Families”

    7 - 14 December 2013

    The Forum des Organisations de Solidarité Internationale Issues des Migrations (FORIM) a French federation of associations of migrant workers, and the International Labour Organization jointly organize a training of trainers (ToT) in Paris (France) in December 2013.

  4. Event

    Regional Domestic Workers Knowledge Sharing Forum in Latin America

    4 - 6 December 2013

    Representatives of governments, employers and workers discussed best practices and shared expertise on social security systems for domestic workers, their better protection and reduction of occupational hazards.

  5. Event

    ILO/Korea Multi-Country Dialogue "Effective implementation of the Employment Permit System" (ILO-Korea Program)

    3 - 4 December 2013

    The overall objective of this two-day multi-country workshop is to encourage policy dialogue and exchange of lessons learned and good practices in the area of remittance services, return and reintegration, and to reflect on the achievements and challenges of the EPS.

November 2013

  1. Labour migration

    6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    26 - 27 November 2013

    The 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is scheduled to take place on 26 and 27 November 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) is an open platform for review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers in South-East Asia, and develop recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the ASEAN Declaration on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.