News and statements on labour migration
With Uganda embracing digital transformation of jobs, stakeholders gather to discuss opportunities and challenges
01 June 2023
The ILO brought together government, private sector actors and social partners to discuss findings of its exploratory assessment of the microwork and gig economy in Uganda and gathered recommendations on how to improve digital skills training and devise pathways into digitally enabled jobs for young people.
Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector
29 May 2023
The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.
PROSPECTS Partnership joins efforts to increase employability and job opportunities in northern Lebanon
29 May 2023
A programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with the UNHCR and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), has helped hundreds of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees to hone their skills and find jobs amid the country’s multi-level crisis.
Reducing HIV testing and social protection coverage gaps amongst migrant workers through workplace intervention in Gujarat, India
25 May 2023
HIV testing at worksites, focusing on migrant and industrial workers, can reduce HIV testing gaps amongst men, shows this innovative project implemented by the Gujarat AIDS Awareness and Prevention, a non-profit organization, with support from the ILO and Gujarat State AIDS Control Society in five districts of Gujarat, India. The project also facilitated access of government social protection schemes to migrant workers.
Tripartite efforts to achieving social justice will help solve Caribbean’s pressing challenges, says ILO Director-General
23 May 2023
A three-day meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers, organized in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO,) will outline priorities and actions for Caribbean development.
ILO supports formalization of enterprises and workers in forced displacement contexts
22 May 2023
The ILO organized a knowledge sharing event to discuss ongoing interventions to reduce informality in forced displacement contexts with the goal to promote decent work and sustainable enterprises
Collaboration between ILO and Elizade University seeks to Improve Media Reporting on Labour Migration in Nigeria
19 May 2023
Through the FAIRWAY Programme in Nigeria, ILO is improving the quality of teaching labour migration related topics for students of Mass Communication and Journalism.
ILO welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers
19 May 2023
The issuance of the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers is in line with ILO’s work in Indonesia to strengthen and support the realization of decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.
EU and ILO reaffirm commitment to decent work for Lao workers at home and abroad
19 May 2023
The European Union (EU), the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW), and the International Labour Organization conduct field visit to projects advancing decent work for Lao workers, including women and men migrant workers.
Life experiences help Filipino workers avoid pitfalls of migration
17 May 2023
Two women who have survived violence and discrimination help Overseas Filipino Workers and their families through the Migrant Worker Resource Centre.