News and statements on labour migration

  1. © Julian Buijzen 2017

    ILO launches Migration Glossary for Middle East media

    08 December 2017

    The glossary guides journalists in the region towards rights-based reporting on migration, forced labour and trafficking in persons, as part of an initiative to promote fair migration.

  2. Beyond borders: Reporting on fair recruitment and labour migration

    04 December 2017

    Fair Media Training - The ILO’s Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) in partnership with the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines conducted a Fair Media Training aimed to equip professional journalists with tools of right-based reporting on labour migration.

  3. © EU2017 EP/Benoit Bourgeois 2017

    ILO Africa Director tells European Parliament that job-rich growth must be at the heart of EU-Africa partnership

    01 December 2017

    Regional Director Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon was speaking at a high-level conference organized by the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday 22nd November.

  4. © Sajjad Hussain / AFP 2017

    DFID announces £13 million for ILO Work in Freedom programme

    30 November 2017

    DFID pledges a new package of support totalling £13 million for the ILO-run Work in Freedom programme to prevent trafficking and forced labour among women migrant workers from South Asia.

  5. Stay or go: Migration should be a choice

    09 November 2017

    Find out what Nepal is doing to promote decent work opportunities at home and informed labour migration abroad – an ILO InfoStory.

  6. ILO Governing Body welcomes Qatar’s commitment to bolster migrant worker rights

    08 November 2017

    At its 331st Session, the ILO’s Governing Body recognized progress made by Qatar, and welcomed its commitment to ensuring fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers and the resulting breakthrough to end the “kafala” sponsorship system.

  7. ILO Statement to the Fifth Informal Thematic

    06 November 2017

  8. ILO Statement to the Fourth Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017

  9. ILO Statement to the Second Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017

  10. ILO Statement to the First Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017