Photos and videos on labour migration

July 2021

  1. Preserve Iraq’s cultural heritage, create decent work

    18 July 2021

    In the first video story of our ILO in Action series, Chief Technical Adviser, Bashar Elsamarneh, explains how a joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project in Iraq’s historic Erbil City is preserving its cultural heritage, while teaching skills and promoting decent work for local people and Syrian refugees.

  2. Mobile station brings training closer to farm workers in Jordan

    15 July 2021

    An ILO-supported mobile station is bringing training sessions to farm workers at their place of work and helping them apply their taught skills on the job, in various occupations, such as grafting and pruning.

  3. Cooperatives promote decent work in Jordan

    15 July 2021

    A new initiative by the ILO is supporting cooperatives to expand their role and provide career guidance and job placement services to workers in Jordan's agricultural sector.

June 2021

  1. Migrant worker numbers grow, along with vulnerabilities

    30 June 2021

    According to the latest estimates of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the number of migrant workers has increased by 5 million since 2017. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the critical role migrants play as essential workers, but it has also exposed their vulnerability to the devastating health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic.

  2. ILO employment-intensive interventions promote decent work in Iraq

    29 June 2021

    In Dohuk, Iraq, the ILO and local authorities have launched employment-intensive interventions in water irrigation and waste management. The schemes support decent employment for Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members. The majority of participants are women.

  3. ILO project tackles worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    21 June 2021

    The ILO in Iraq, together with its partners, is implementing a programme which tackles the worst forms of child labour amongst Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host community members.

  4. Highlights from REFRAME’S work on promoting fair recruitment in Sri Lanka

    14 June 2021

  5. REFRAME project constituents discuss how the project has promoted fair recruitment in Sri Lanka.

    14 June 2021

  6. REFRAME project constituents discuss capacity building of trade unions on fair recruitment practices

    14 June 2021

  7. REFRAME project constituents discuss the HAMSA complaints mechanism tool

    14 June 2021