News and statements on labour migration

  1. Philippines, Hong Kong agencies ink fair recruitment code

    14 June 2019

    Two of the biggest employment agencies in Hong Kong and the Philippines signed a Code of Conduct to promote fair recruitment of domestic workers. The Code, based on the International Labour Organization’s guidelines, is a milestone agreement as the world marks the International Domestic Workers’ Day on 16 June.

  2. Madagascar takes a leading role in the “One for All” Centenary ratification campaign by ratifying six ILO Conventions

    12 June 2019

  3. World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    12 June 2019

    ILO Jordan holds events for children working on farms to highlight importance of education on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  4. ILO awards two Argentine journalists in the Global Media Competition

    05 June 2019

    In the context of the inauguration of the international festival “Construir Cine”, the multimedia report "Las preguntas de Solomon" (Solomon’s Questions) was distinguished among more than 250 entries from more than 70 countries around the world.

  5. Supporting farmers in water-scarce Jordan through ILO’s labour-intensive approach

    04 June 2019

    An ILO project in Jordan supports hundreds of local farmers with the construction of rainwater cisterns to help improve infrastructure and agricultural productivity.

  6. ILO organizes training of trainers on the cooperative business model towards increasing economic opportunities in the fishery sector in Mauritania

    30 May 2019

    The ToT workshop was conducted to strengthen the capacity of local institutions to support the organization of fishermen groups including cooperatives and other businesses for value-creation and marketing of fish products.

  7. Spatial Spillovers and Labor Market Dynamics: Village Financial Interventions in Thailand

    22 May 2019

    CEPR/IGC/ILO/UNIGE Conference on Labour Markets in Developing Countries

  8. Yuan Zi (University of Oslo): “Trade Liberalization and the Great Labor Reallocation”.

    09 May 2019

  9. Lin Tian (INSEAD): “Division of Labor and Productivity Advantage of Cities: Theory and Evidence from Brazil”.

    09 May 2019

  10. Esther Mirjam Girsberger (University of Technology Sydney): “The Puzzle of Educated Unemployment in West Africa”.

    09 May 2019