News and statements on labour migration

  1. Labour migration in the twenty-first century: E Pluribus, Unum?

    10 March 2006

    The world's 90 million migrant workers constitute 3 per cent of the global workforce, and migrant experiences range from red carpet welcomes for some computer programmers to detention and deportation for some apprehended unauthorized workers. What can be done to ensure that international labour migration is a force for global betterment? A recent study, co-authored by two ILO experts presents a comprehensive analysis of the causes and effects of labour migration.

  2. West African government, employer and labour leaders adopt new "roadmap" for migrant labour

    01 August 2005