Gloria Moreno-Fontes Chammartin Profile

Briefing note | 22 October 2013
Gloria Moreno-Fontes Chammartin, originally from Mexico, has a Ph. D on International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International Studies of Geneva. From 1993 to 1997, she worked in the Active Labour Market Policies Branch of the Employment Department of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on wages, employment flexibility, maquiladoras and trade liberalization in Mexico. In November 1997, she joined ILO's Labour Migration Branch (MIGRANT) and worked there until April 2018. In May, 2018, Ms. Moreno-Fontes Chammartin moved to Africa to work as Regional Labour Migration and Mobility Specialist and is based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Ms. Moreno-Fontes Chammartin has developed and managed research, advocacy and technical cooperation work, as well as provided rights-based policy-advice and capacity-building in the fields of labour migration and gender, women migrant workers, domestic work, links between migration and development, deskilling and recognition of skills, the informal economy, the working conditions of migrant workers in an irregular situation, links between international migration and child labour, forced labour and trafficking, among other topics.

In addition, Ms. Moreno-Fontes Chammartin has carried out standards-based labour migration work in more than 50 countries . She has particularly covered the Latin American and Caribbean region, but she has also implemented labour migration work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, in Arab States, as well as in some African and Asian countries.

Furthermore, she has had direct supervisory responsibilities managing a team of 7 staff (3 Professionals and 4 General staff). Furthermore, Ms. Moreno-Fontes also follows inter-agency work on global debates such as the Global Migration Group (GMG), the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD), the High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (HLD) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At the same time, she has published extensively.

Working languagues: Spanish, English, and French, and basic knowledge of Italian and German