List of latest documents - REFRAME

  1. Fair recruitment

    Recruitment of Guatemalan migrant workers  

    October 2020

    This video highlights the context and trends of labour migration in the Guatemala to Mexico corridor, with a focus on preventing and reducing unscrupulous practices during recruitment.

  2. Fair recruitment

    REFRAME project in Pakistan 

     

  3. Fair recruitment

    Recruitment agency business practices and role of intermediaries in the foreign employment industry in Pakistan 

    25 September 2020

    This study employs a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies for the profiling of recruitment intermediaries, understanding their business practices and developing a set of recommendations for effective management.

  4. Panel de discusión

    Lanzamiento virtual: Reportajes sobre el trabajo forzoso y la contratación equitativa: Guía práctica de la OIT para periodistas 

    28 septiembre 2020

    Únase a la OIT y a un panel de distinguidos representantes de empleadores, trabajadores y periodistas, el 28 de septiembre de 2020 para celebrar el lanzamiento de la Guía práctica de la OIT para periodistas sobre trabajo forzoso y contratación equitativa.

  5. Fair recruitment

    Policy Brief: Improving recruitment agency business practices in Sri Lanka  

    September 2020

    This Policy Brief provides suggestions for Licensed Foreign Employment Agents (LFEAs), the SLFBFE and other stakeholders in the recruitment industry on improving business practices in the recruitment of workers for foreign employment and reducing and eventually shifting costs away from workers. This policy brief complements the full research report, ILO (2020) Improving recruitment agency business practices in Sri Lanka.

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Community changemakers help Pakistan’s migrant workers avoid exploitation 

    September 2020

    An ILO project in Pakistan is raising awareness among prospective migrant workers about safe labour migration.

  7. Fair recruitment

    Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for journalists in Pakistan 

    August 2020

    This toolkit was created to help journalists in Pakistan report on fair recruitment and forced labour.

  8. Fair recruitment

    On Mexico’s coffee farms, COVID-19 highlights need for fair recruitment 

    17 August 2020

    Farmers and workers on the Mexico-Guatemala border have long relied on informal cross-border migrant labour, although these practices open the way to exploitation and abuse, and in the era of COVID-19, increase health and safety risks. Now, an ILO project is working with local organizations to promote fairer and safer recruitment practices.

  9. Infographic

    Proteger a los trabajadores migrantes durante la pandemia del COVID-19

    June 2020

    Recomendaciones para formuladores de políticas y mandantes de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo

  10. Fair recruitment

    Improving recruitment agency business practices in Sri Lanka 

    June 2020

    This study aims to provide recommendations for improving business practices in recruitment for foreign employment with a view to reducing the costs borne by migrant workers.

  11. Fair recruitment

    Regional study on defining recruitment fees and related costs: The Americas  

    May 2020

    This regional, comparative study aims to summarize the situation in the Americas, by identifying regional and national policies and legislation on defining recruitment fees and related costs and regulation of Public Employment Services (PES) and Private Employment Agencies (PEAs). The study also aims to present and discuss the most relevant issues that different stakeholders identified as challenges in agreeing upon a global definition of recruitment fees and related costs.

  12. Recrutement équitable

    Examen des lois, politiques et pratiques concernant le recrutement des travailleurs migrants à Madagascar 

    April 2020

    Le présent examen offre un aperçu des cadres législatifs et politiques concernant le recrutement des travailleurs migrants à Madagascar. Le rapport contient des recommandations visant à améliorer les processus conformément aux Principes Généraux et directives opérationnelles concernant le recrutement équitable de l’OIT.

  13. Fair recruitment

    Review of law, policy and practice of recruitment of migrant workers in Pakistan 

    March 2020

    This review provides an overview of legislative and policy frameworks concerning recruitment of migrant workers in Pakistan. The review identifies gaps in relation to the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, and proposes recommendations for ensuring fair recruitment.

  14. Fair recruitment

    Fair recruitment country brief: Pakistan 

    April 2020

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities in Pakistan, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project.

  15. ILO brief

    Trade union action to promote fair recruitment for migrant workers  

    1 April 2020

    This brief highlights trade union action to promote and protect fair recruitment for migrant workers through actions including policy advocacy, service provision and outreach.

  16. News

    L’OIT appuie Madagascar dans l’alignement de ses textes aux conventions internationales du travail 

    11 February 2020

  17. Publication

    Female labour migration from Pakistan: A situation analysis 

    February 2020

    This study aims to further examine the patterns and characteristics of female migration for employment from Pakistan and explores specifically why the number of Pakistani female migrant workers remains so low. The findings and recommendations of this study will guide the interventions of the ILO, the Government of Pakistan and social partners towards fair recruitment of migrant workers, including women migrant workers, in line with the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) (2016-20) for Pakistan, and the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative.

  18. Publication

    Female labour migration from Pakistan: A situation analysis 

    February 2020

    This study aims to further examine the patterns and characteristics of female migration for employment from Pakistan and explores specifically why the number of Pakistani female migrant workers remains so low. The findings and recommendations of this study will guide the interventions of the ILO, the Government of Pakistan and social partners towards fair recruitment of migrant workers, including women migrant workers, in line with the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) (2016-20) for Pakistan, and the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative.

  19. Workshop

    Data collection and analysis of labour related SDG targets: Social protection and recruitment cost indicators  

    23-26 September, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project and ILO Achieving SDGs and ending poverty through Universal Social Protection Project organise a four-day training workshop on measuring and analysing key labour market SDGs with a special focus on social protection and recruitment costs.

  20. Seminar

    Advocacy session to promote fair recruitment of migrant workers among ILO constituents in Pakistan  

    18 September 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project organizes an advocacy session on relevant international instruments pertaining to fair recruitment of migrant workers to core ILO constituents in Pakistan.

  21. Meeting/Consultation

    Roundtable consultation with media on promoting fair recruitment of migrant workers from Pakistan 

    19 September, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project organises a roundtable consultation with a dynamic group of media and civil society organizations.

  22. Training

    Training with Pakistani workers’ organizations on fair recruitment to promote safe, orderly and regular migration  

    August 30 to September 1, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project supports capacity building of workers’ organizations in Pakistan on the topic of fair recruitment to promote safe, orderly and regular migration.

  23. Workshop

    Proceso de formación para periodistas y estudiantes de periodismo  

    18 y 25 de octubre
    08 y 22 de noviembre
    Clausura 29 de noviembre 2019

    Periodistas y estudiantes de comunicación social culminaron proceso de formación sobre “Migración Laboral, trabajo forzoso y contratación equitativa” actividad realizada por la Organizaciónen Internacional del Trabajo OIT, a través del Proyecto REFRAME “Acción global para mejorar el marco de la contratación equitativa” iniciativa apoyada por la Unión Europea UE.

  24. Publication

    Review of law, policy and practice of recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka  

     

    This review provides an overview of legislative and policy frameworks concerning recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka. The review identifies gaps in relation to the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, and proposes recommendations for ensuring fair recruitment.

  25. Taller

    Taller de formación para periodistas: Migración Laboral, Trabajo Forzoso y Contratación Equitativa  

    26 - 27 septiembre 2019

    La Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) y el Consejo Nacional para Prevenir la Discriminación (Conapred) coorganizaron el Taller de formación para periodistas “Migración laboral, trabajo forzoso y contratación equitativa”, con el fin de reducir los efectos de la desinformación, contribuir a erradicar la xenofobia y potenciar una cultura informativa con enfoque antidiscriminatorio. Este taller se desarrollo en el marco del proyecto: Acción global para mejorar el marco de la contratación de los trabajadores migrantes (REFRAME) de la OIT, en la Ciudad de México.

  26. Publication

    Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Sri Lankan Journalists 

     

    This toolkit was created to help Sri Lanka journalists report on fair recruitment and forced labour. It was created by the International Federation of Journalists and the Free Media Movement in Sri Lanka.

  27. Publication

    Fair recruitment country brief: Guatemala to Mexico corridor 

     

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project in Guatemala and Mexico

  28. Publication

    Fair recruitment country brief: Sri Lanka

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project in Sri Lanka.

  29. News

    OIM y OIT realizan taller sobre contratación equitativa y ética de trabajadores migrantes

    La actividad reune, en Guatemala, a instituciones de gobierno y entidades responsables de las estadísticas y censos a nivel nacional, así como expertos de la OIM y la OIT, organizaciones de empleadores, de trabajadores y de la sociedad civil.

  30. News

    Ensuring fair recruitment through the Qatar Visa Center in Sri Lanka

    ILO brings together government, trade unions and civil society to discuss progress on fair recruitment through Qatar Visa Centers.

  31. News

    ILO awards two Argentine journalists in the Global Media Competition

    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.

  32. Publication

    General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment and definition of recruitment fees and related costs

    This document brings together the ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment (“principles and guidelines”) and the definition of recruitment fees and related costs.

  33. Workshop

    Workshop on SDG indicator 10.7.1: Measuring recruitment costs

    ILO and World Bank convene a workshop with national statistical offices to promote and discuss guidelines for the collection of statistics on SDG indicator 10.7.1

     

  34. News

    The ILO Governing Body approves the publication and dissemination of the Definition of Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    The ILO Governing has approved the publication and dissemination of the definition of recruitment fees and related costs, adopted by a Tripartite Meeting of Experts, held in Geneva in November 2018.

  35. News

    Fair Recruitment in the agricultural sector in Mexico 

    The ILO and the Agricultural Association for Social Responsibility (AHIFORES) formalize their collaboration to implement Fair Recruitment in the agricultural sector in Mexico

  36. Measuring recruitment costs

    Statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1: Draft Guidelines for their Collection 

    This draft set of Guidelines for the collection of statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1 on reducing recruitment costs, identifies a number of conceptual issues and definitions with respect to measuring recruitment costs borne by an employee as a proportion of monthly income earned in the country of destination. These guidelines have been produced by the ILO and the WB, as co-custodians of SDG Indicator 10.7.1, with the support of the EU funded ILO-REFRAME project and the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). They have been validated through a consultative process with National Statistical Offices and, as a result of this process the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDG) moved SDG indicator 10.7.1 from Tier 3 to Tier 2, in October 2019.

  37. Meeting

    Businesses and Fair Recruitment: promoting responsible business conduct via the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project 

    19 - 20 September 2018, Manila, Philippines - ILO Philippines

  38. Workshop

    Media and the Fair Recruitment Initiative: ILO and IFJ engage journalists on ethical reporting 

    3 - 5 September 2018, Dead Sea, Jordan - ILO Jordan

  39. Meeting

    Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs 

    14 - 16 November 2018, Geneva

  40. Traning

    Establishing fair recruitment processes 

    01 October 2018 - 05 October 2018, ILO International Training Centre, Turin. Deadline for application: 01 September 2018

  41. First edition January 2018

    Fair Recruitment Initiative Newsletter 

    In this edition, among other subjects: How to promote and achieve fair recruitment; Winners of the 2017 Media Competition on labour migration; Journalists training in the Philippines; ITC-ILO Global training course on establishing fair recruitment processes, 2017 edition; Interregional consultation on labour migration and mobility from Asia/Africa to the Middle East, 4-5 October 2017, Beirut.

  42. New app for migrant workers

    Recruitment Advisor platform 

    A new app helps migrants assess recruitment agencies.