27 - 28 April 2015
The key objectives of these two days of consultation are to take stock of the current state of knowledge of tools and methodologies; to analyse the current limitations and challenges faced; to discuss the need for a unique operational definition of forced labour and for criteria for identifying modern slavery situations; and to identify partnerships and opportunities for further collaboration.
20 - 24 April 2015
The main objective of the course is to train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking for labour exploitation. The course addresses the different stages of the process (inspecting workplaces, interviewing victims, gathering evidence), with a focus on the private sector (textile, agriculture, domestic work, etc.).
8 - 10 April 2015
Labour inspectors of the MOHR and other stakeholders participated in the training course on the labour dimensions of trafficking in persons in Malaysia with an aim to better understand and identify indicators of forced labour in labour exploitation situations.
31 March 2015
The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) organized a consultation meeting to provide a space for national constituents to share inputs and perspectives on proposal research on returned migrant domestic workers in Indonesia. The study aims to document through a qualitative survey the working conditions and forced labour risks faced by Indonesian domestic workers in Malaysia and their reintegration challenges.
2 March - 4 May 2015
19 February 2015
19 February 2015
On the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice, the ILO held a panel discussion on the modern forms of forced labour, human trafficking, the vulnerability of workers to exploitation and the impact on national and global social and economic development.
27 - 29 January 2015
Criminal justice and labour officers, inspectors and labour attachés from the ASEAN member states, social partners and other stakeholders participated in a regional conference on the Labour Dimensions of Trafficking in Persons organized with an aim to enhance participants’ understanding of the labour migration management, labour exploitation and criminal justice elements of labour trafficking.
New ILO standards on the elimination of forced labour– A multi stakeholder approach to address contemporary forms of forced labour and trafficking
1 December 2014
Side event organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Working Group on Business and Human Rights, in the framework of the 3rd annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
Regulating recruitment: labour and criminal justice responses in preventing trafficking in persons and migrant exploitation
18 - 19 November 2014
In today’s globalized economy workers are increasingly looking for job opportunities beyond their home country and the recruitment and employment of workers across global supply chains is a pressing concern. While some of the cross-border recruitment process is facilitated by social and informal networks, private employment agencies play an increasing role in matching labour demand and supply across borders. Globally, the Middle East remains one of the most competitive labour markets with around 70 per cent of migrant workers coming from Asia.