Joint Statement of the Fourth Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Confederation of Employers and the ASEAN Trade Union Council
14 February 2024
The Fourth Joint Dialogue of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) was held on 14 February 2024 in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The dialogue was hosted by ATUC with support from the ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, in coordination with the ILO’s Bureau of Workers Activities (ACTRAV) and Bureau of Employers Activities (ACTEMP).
14 February 2024
01 February 2024
This note outlines the ILO support to partners to deliver direct assistance to migrant workers and local communities through Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) across Africa. As of February 2024, the ILO supports the establishment and operational capacity of 25 MRCs in 7 countries in Africa.
30 January 2024
All members of society have the right to social security, including migrant workers, refugees, and their families. However, they face numerous legal and practical obstacles in accessing social protection. Based on the principles of equality of treatment and non-discrimination, well-designed and inclusive social protection systems and international cooperation, are powerful tools to reduce poverty, inequality, social exclusion and achieving sustainable development.
23 January 2024
The learning memos capture key discussions and takeaways from the technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus organized by ILO PROSPECTS.
Decent Work for displaced people: Lessons from the experiences of Venezuelan Migrant and Refugee workers in Colombia and Brazil
15 January 2024
Currently, all workers in Colombia and Brazil are facing enormous challenges to organize themselves at the workplace. For refugee and migrant workers without higher education or professional credentials, the obstacles are even greater. In response to this situation, Venezuelan migrant workers and their allies are beginning to organize in labour unions and civil associations to promote decent work in both informal and low-wage formal sectors.
04 January 2024
Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) provide critical information and services for migrant workers throughout the migration cycle. This Guidance Note presents the key principles of the ILO approach, and provides insights for the establishment and operation of MRCs, capacity building of MRC staff, design and implementation of service provision, effective communications and outreach, and monitoring and evaluation and sustainability
14 December 2023
The country briefs map the key legal provisions dealing with migrant workers in eight Arab countries, summarizing the legal rules about who pays for recruitment, whether passport confiscation is prohibited by law, minimum working conditions including wages, working hours and rest periods, how to lodge grievances, and brief details of each country’s sponsorship regime.
12 December 2023
The Alignment of Indonesian laws, policies, and their enforcement with the ILO international labour standards on forced labour: A situation and gap analysis
05 December 2023
This gap analysis documents the extent to which the requirements of PO29 are represented in the Government of Indonesia’s existing laws, norms and practices, with special reference to Indonesia’s catch fisheries sector and local fishers, who are one of the groups identified to be at risk of forced labour in Indonesia.