Publications on labour migration

February 2018

  1. Project description

    ILO/EU REFRAME Project

    01 February 2018

    Global action to improve the recruitment framework of labour migration - REFRAME. Project brief description - challenges, objectives, scope, and contribution to the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative

  2. Publication

    Fair recruitment initiative newsletter - First edition January 2018

    01 February 2018

    This bi-annual publication provides regular updates on International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts to achieve fair recruitment for all workers worldwide.

December 2017

  1. Policy coherence paper

    General practical guidance on promoting coherence among employment, education/training and labour migration policies

    20 December 2017

    This practical guidance is part of a broader ILO effort to foster coherence among employment, education/training and migration policies and address constituents’ demands in this area. It is based on the existing volume of literature on this subject in public policy and draws on ILO experience and lessons learned globally. It is a building block towards further country analyses and a guide and training manual in the future.

  2. Green Initiative

    Policy Brief: The role of fair and effective labour migration governance in regional climate adaptation

    20 December 2017

  3. Publication

    Trade unions and migrant workers: New contexts and challenges in Europe

    20 December 2017

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  4. Publication

    Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia

    15 December 2017

    This report assesses changes in the lives of migrant workers from before to after their migration and provides recommendations for improving outcomes within the region.

  5. Publication

    Short-Term Migrant Workers: The Case of Ukraine

    11 December 2017

    The aim of the present report is to discuss the issue of short-term labour migration out of Ukraine with a focus migration behaviour related to differences in the length of stay abroad, a factor of particular importance for its implications regarding labour turnover, human capital accumulation and productivity, and, thus, wages and benefits.

  6. Publication

    Migrant Workers: The Case of Moldova

    11 December 2017

    The report aims to present a profile of migrant workers in terms of demographic and socio-economic characteristics and to estimate the size and nature of labour migration, based on findings of the ILO Labour Force Migration Survey (LFMS) conducted in the Republic of Moldova in the last quarter of 2012.

November 2017

  1. Publication

    Moldovan Migrants in Italy: Remittances and the Role of the Labour Market Partners

    20 November 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 52a

  2. Publication

    UN Secretary-General’s report on the Global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: Inputs of the International Labour Organization

    06 November 2017