46th Commission on Population and Development

22 - 26 April 2013
Theme: New Trends in migration - demographic aspects

ILO speeches and statements

  1. ILO Statement to the 46th Commission for Population and Development

    International migration is largely a labour market and decent work issue

    25 April 2013, New York

    Migration today is linked, directly or indirectly, to the world of work and to the search for decent employment opportunities and a better life.

Focus on:  New trends in migration - demographic aspects

Latest ILO reports
Tricked and Trapped:  Human Trafficking in the Middle East
This study sheds light on the situation of trafficked adult workers in the Middle East, both women and men. It analyses the complex processes by which vulnerable migrant workers are tricked and trapped into forced labour in various types of work in the region.

Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection
This publication sheds light on the magnitude of domestic work, a sector often “invisible” behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation.

ILO projects
Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants in the ASEAN Region from Labour Exploitation
The Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

Other ILO materials
The Multilateral Framework on Labour Migration
The ILO Multilateral Framework on Labour Migration: Non-binding principles and guidelines for a rights-based approach to labour migration aims to assist governments, social partners and stakeholders in their efforts to regulate labour migration and protect migrant workers. It provides a comprehensive set of rights-based guidelines and principles so as a global compilation of good practices on labour migration developed by governments and social partners.

Commission outcomes

  1. Report of the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    Report and resolutions of the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    26 April 2013

UN reports

  1. Report of the Secretary-General to the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    New trends in migration: demographic aspects

    19 February 2013

  2. Report of the Secretary-General to the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    2012 programme and field work: Population Division, DESA

    14 February 2013

  3. Report of the Secretary-General to the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    Financial resources for the International Conference on Population and Development

    13 February 2013

  4. Report of the Secretary-General to the 46th Commission on Population and Development

    Monitoring of population programmes focusing on new trends in migration: demographic aspects

    13 February 2013