Publications on labour migration

April 2020

  1. Publication

    Unlocking Opportunities for decent job creation in Lebanon's horticulture sector

    27 April 2020

    A market system analysis of the horticulture sector with a view to promoting livelihoods of Lebanese host communities and Syrian refugees.

  2. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    23 April 2020

    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

    ILO PROSPECTS Generic Terms of Reference for Rapid Assessments of the Impact of COVID-19 on Socio-Economic Environments of Refugee-Hosting Communities

    20 April 2020

  4. Publication

    Impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers in Lebanon and what employers can do about it

    14 April 2020

    This brief provides a summary of the particular vulnerability of migrant workers during the COVID-19 health emergency, with a focus on migrant domestic workers, who in Lebanon are mainly employed inside people’s homes. It recommends practical actions in line with the principles of integrity, gender equality and respect for diversity, all of which contribute to peace, social justice and stability in societies.

  5. Publication

    Synthesis report: Unlocking opportunities for decent job creation in Lebanon's horticulture sector

    14 April 2020

    In order to create decent job opportunities for both Lebanese host communities and forcibly displaced Syrians, the ILO deployed its Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) to look at ways to develop the Lebanese greenhouse horticulture sector.

  6. Fair recruitment

    Fair recruitment country brief: Pakistan

    07 April 2020

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities in Pakistan, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project.

  7. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    Recruitment fees and related costs: What migrant workers from Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and Myanmar pay to work in Thailand

    01 April 2020

    This report presents the findings of a survey on recruitment fees and related costs paid by migrant workers from Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and Myanmar to work in Thailand.

  8. Briefing note

    Trade union action to promote fair recruitment for migrant workers

    01 April 2020

    This brief highlights trade union action to promote and protect fair recruitment for migrant workers through actions including policy advocacy, service provision and outreach.

March 2020

  1. Employment Policy Brief

    Migration and job creation in North/West Africa: Employment-intensive investment strategies in The Gambia, Mauritania, and Tunisia

    24 March 2020

    This note explains how the ILO supports its constituents, particularly the countries of the origin of migrants, in addressing migration issues through job creation with the EIIP approach, with concrete examples from the ILO’s experiences in The Gambia, Mauritania, and Tunisia.

  2. Publication

    Executive summary: Mapping responses by cooperatives and social and solidarity economy organizations to forced displacement

    23 March 2020

    Produced as part of a wider programme on responding to forced displacement crises, the report identifies good practices, lessons learned and potential areas of innovation by cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy organizations working in displacement contexts.