Events and training on labour migration

April 2024

  1. Event

    Making finance work for refugees, displaced and host communities

    22 - 26 April 2024

    The ILO and the International Training Centre of the ILO will organize this course in Turin, Italy, from 22 to 26 April 2024. We are offering this course in English and French.

  2. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2024

    Youth Leadership in Action: Supporting work for, with, and by young people in forced displacement

    16 April 2024

    A side event highlighting the importance of promoting self-reliance of forcibly displaced youth at Economic and Social Council Youth Forum 2024

February 2024

  1. Virtual launch event

    Interactive dialogue and launch of Work Wise Youth: A guide to youth rights at work

    14 February 2024

    The webinar will feature an interactive and inter-generational dialogue on the importance of promoting youth rights at work for individuals, businesses and societies, and launch "Work Wise Youth: A guide to youth rights at work". The guide is intended to support ILO constituents and other stakeholders in their initiatives aimed at raising young people's awareness of their rights at work, with a focus on those in forced displacement contexts.

January 2024

  1. Event

    ILO at the 14th Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit

    24 - 25 January 2024

    The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) is the world’s largest informal, non-binding, voluntary and government-led process on migration. The 14th GFMD Summit, chaired by France focuses on the overarching theme "From environmental concerns to cultural aspects of migration: adopting an inclusive approach to meet the challenges and increases the opportunities for human mobility".

December 2023

  1. Global Refugee Forum 2023 side event

    Youth Leadership in Action: The future we cannot afford to ignore

    12 December 2023

    In the context of the Global Refugee Forum, the ILO is supporting the linked event on Youth Leadership in Action. The event is organized to support the Global Multi-Stakeholder Pledge to Support Work With, For & By Young People in Displacement and brings together multiple stakeholders for a dynamic dialogue on the crucial role of young refugees in global humanitarian and development processes.

November 2023

  1. Labour migration

    ILO Roundtable: Migrant workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining

    29 November 2023

    The ILO will host a virtual roundtable to discuss and present the findings of its latest report on the freedom of association and collective bargaining (FACB) rights of migrant workers. The roundtable will gather a panel of stakeholders representing the voices of the world of work and key experts, that will identify key challenges and ideas to ensure that migrant workers effectively enjoy their FACB rights .

October 2023

  1. Event

    Consultation on draft “Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on external employment” with Egyptian Ministry of Labour officials.

    30 October 2023

  2. Event

    Workshop with GCC governments promotes a rights-based approach to employment contract termination for migrant workers in the Gulf

    17 - 18 October 2023

    The ILO, together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), UN Women and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the GCC Executive Bureau co-hosted a workshop with representatives of the six GCC governments (United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar and State of Kuwait) to discuss legislation, policies, reforms, good practices and remaining challenges in addressing issues around ‘unexplained absences’ from the workplace.

  3. Event

    Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    17 - 19 October 2023

    A technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

  4. Building Bridges Week

    Pathways to financial inclusion for refugees and migrants: Empowering communities for a better future

    5 October 2023

    On 5 October 2023, the ILO participated in a panel discussion during the 2023 Building Bridges week, focussing on access to finance for refugees and migrants.