Photos and videos on labour migration

May 2019

  1. New job new life

    31 May 2019

    Syrian refugee, Muhammed Najjar, arrived in Turkey with his family, not knowing the language or having the means to earn an income. After taking part in the ILO’s Workplace Adaptation programme, not only does he have a job, he’s also been able to integrate into the Turkish community which is now his home.

  2. A dream fulfilled against the odds

    23 May 2019

    Boshra Shaal is one of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey who have taken part in vocational training and Turkish language courses run by the ILO, in cooperation with local partners. The training has helped her realise her dream of becoming a chef.

  3. Guidelines for governments

    22 May 2019

  4. Conference Papers, Videos and Audio Contributions

    09 May 2019

    The first ILO/CEPR/IGC/GSEM Conference on Labour Markets in Developing Countries will be held in Geneva from 9-10 May 2019 at the headquarters of the ILO. The Conference is jointly organised by CEPR, IGC, ILO and the Institute of Economics and Econometrics at the GSEM-University of Geneva.

  5. The story of Muhammed Najjar, who works at an enterprise benefiting from the Workplace Adaptation Programme carried out by the ILO

    07 May 2019

    ILO Workplace Adaptation Programme aims to help ensure and enhance labour peace and contribute to an efficient and peaceful working environment in unity and solidarity through trainings on promoting the adaptation of Syrian and Turkish workers working at the same workplace and eliminating prejudice. More than 150 Syrian and Turkish workers at 16 firms located in Adana, Mersin and Gaziantep have benefited from ILO's Workplace Adaptation Programme.

  6. The story of Boshra Shaal, who participated in the vocational training courses carried out by the ILO and was then referred to the apprenticeship training

    07 May 2019

    Boshra is only one of thousands of Syrians who participated in the vocational trainings and Turkish language courses carried out by the ILO in cooperation with the local partners. In cooperation with Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen and Vocational Training Centres, ILO supports the access of Syrians to apprenticeship programmes by informing enterprises and Syrians about the apprenticeship system and by establishing linkages between vocational training centres and the private sector.

April 2019

  1. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila Highlights

    11 April 2019

    The Philippines was the first country in Asia to broadcast live globally for the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour held on 11 April 2019, marking 100 years or the ILO Centenary. The event featured world-class talents to evoke decent work and key issues on labour and employment.

  2. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Labour Migration

    11 April 2019

    Listen to the voices of migrant workers through the Dula-Tula Performers and testimony of Ms Novelita Palisoc, a union leader and an advocate for the rights and empowerment of domestic workers worldwide. Migration should be a choice, and not a necessity as highlighted in the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila.

February 2019

  1. Webcast - Side event on Ensuring Fair Recruitment for Realising Human Potential and Sustainable Development

    27 February 2019

December 2018

  1. ILO Director-General speaks at global migration conference in Morocco

    12 December 2018

    Watch the plenary address of the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder at the 7th Plenary of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakech, Morocco. The conference took place from 10-11 December 2018 and was hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco.