Photos and videos on labour migration

October 2014

  1. It's time to ratify the newly adopted ILO Forced Labour Protocol

    17 October 2014

    The new legally-binding ILO Protocol on Forced Labour aims to strengthen global efforts towards combating forced labour, trafficking and slavery-like practices. Governments now have the opportunity to ratify the Protocol and integrate new measures at the national and regional levels to combat this crime.

August 2014

  1. The state of indigenous peoples across the world

    06 August 2014

    It is estimated that indigenous peoples constitute some 370 million individuals, representing more than 5,000 distinct peoples living in more than 70 countries. Throughout history, lack of respect for these cultures has led to conflict in far too many cases around the world. The ILO has been working to improve the conditions of indigenous and tribal peoples since the 1920s. Despite progress, the path to an inclusive and fair society is far from over.

June 2014

  1. © Tabitha Ross/ILO 2019

    Syrian refugee children at work… and in a play

    25 June 2014

    Abject poverty is forcing many Syrian refugee families to send their children to work. In Lebanon, host to over a million refugees from Syria, current and former child labourers held a musical and theatrical performance to mark World Day against Child Labour.

May 2014

  1. William Gois, Regional Coordinator, Migrant Forum in Asia

    29 May 2014

  2. Ambet Yuson, General-Secretary, Building & Wood Workers’ International

    29 May 2014

  3. Carlos Contreras Solorzano, Minister of Labour, Guatemala

    29 May 2014

  4. Farooq Ahmed, Secretary-General, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation

    29 May 2014

  5. Allan Montaño, National President, Federation of Free Workers, Philippines

    29 May 2014

  6. Brent Wilton, General Secretary, International Organization of Employers

    29 May 2014

  7. H.E. Humaid Alsuwaidi, Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs, Ministry of Labour, UAE

    29 May 2014