News and statements on labour migration

  1. Children leave work, return to school and gain access to safe spaces through ILO project in Jordan

    12 June 2023

    Through the establishment of local committees and centres across Jordan, the ILO has been addressing child labour in the country’s agricultural sector. It supported communities and families to send hundreds of Jordanians and Syrian refugee children back to school, and provided them with access to support services.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Reaching young men through HIV self-testing at the workplace in Mozambique

    25 May 2023

    In Mozambique, the ILO worked with the Ministry of Health, the HIV Business Coalition (ECoSIDA), the Population Services International (PSI), employers’ and workers’ organizations under the Unitaid - supported STAR Phase three project. The project showed HIV self-testing at workplace is a good way to reaching young men and reducing HIV testing gap amongst men.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

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    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.