Publications on labour migration

December 2019

  1. Publication

    ILO-UNHCR partnership: Joint action for decent work and long-term solutions for refugees and other forcefully displaced persons

    13 December 2019

    The ILO, the UN agency for the world of work, and UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, are collaborating closely to address the challenges related to large scale displacement by making access to decent work and productive employment an essential component of sustainable response strategies for host communities, refugees, and other forcibly displaced persons.

  2. Fair recruitment

    Review of law, policy and practice of recruitment of migrant workers in Madagascar

    09 December 2019

    This review provides an overview of legislative and policy frameworks concerning recruitment of migrant workers in Madagascar. The report provides recommendations for improving the process in line with the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment.

November 2019

  1. Publication

    Appeal: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    19 November 2019

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis that the Latin American region. The ILO is leading the inter-agency response on socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, and has developed this comprehensive intervention strategy with IOM, FAO and OAS.

  2. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    07 November 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

  3. Publication

    The benefits of fair recruitment - Results of the impact study on the Nepal-Jordan corridor

    06 November 2019

  4. Publication

    Flyer: Panel discussion at the Geneva Peace Week 2019 - Trade, Jobs and Peace

    05 November 2019

  5. Fair recruitment

    Review of law, policy and practice of recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka

    01 November 2019

    This review provides an overview of legislative and policy frameworks concerning recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka. The review identifies gaps in relation to the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, and proposes recommendations for ensuring fair recruitment.

October 2019

  1. Publication

    Final Report: Improving Livelihood Opportunities for Refugees and Local Youth in Indonesia

    31 October 2019

    In September 2018, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with national partners, launched a pilot project offering community-embedded, activity-based learning opportunities on entrepreneurship, business management and soft skills to refugee and local youth in Jakarta, Indonesia. This final report summarizes the knowledge captured from the ILO-UNHCR pilot programme in Jakarta, which employed an activity-based learning model with heavy emphasis on local community participation.

  2. Measuring recruitment costs

    Statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1: Guidelines for their Collection

    30 October 2019

    This set of Guidelines for the collection of statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1 on reducing recruitment costs, identifies a number of conceptual issues and definitions with respect to measuring recruitment costs borne by an employee as a proportion of monthly income earned in the country of destination. These guidelines have been produced by the ILO and the WB, as co-custodians of SDG Indicator 10.7.1, with the support of the EU funded ILO-REFRAME project and the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). They have been validated through a consultative process with National Statistical Offices and, as a result of this process the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDG) moved SDG indicator 10.7.1 from Tier 3 to Tier 2, in October 2019.

  3. Module for countries of origin – Return migrant workers

    Measuring recruitment costs of migrant workers (SDG indicator 10.7.1): ILO-World Bank Model PAPI Questionnaire (Short form (Version 3))

    29 October 2019