Publications on labour migration

January 2019

  1. EIIP Policy Brief

    Job creation for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities through Green Works in agriculture and forestry

    14 January 2019

    This policy brief presents a project of the ILO in Jordan to carry out Green Works and generate employment for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities through employment-intensive investment approaches

  2. Publication

    Minimum wages and wage protection in the Arab States: Ensuring a just system for national and migrant workers

    08 January 2019

    This note for policymakers explores how States in the region – particularly those with a high percentage of migrant workers – can initiate a systematic, evidence-based process for setting and adjusting minimum wages, drawing on ILO standards and international good practice, whilst also improving and strengthening systems of wage protection.

December 2018

  1. Research Department Working Paper n°40

    What drives old age work in China?

    24 December 2018

    The aim of this paper is to contribute to an understanding of the decisions of the near old and older Chinese to work, and how work characteristics vary across genders, localities, and within overall income and security situations as ageing advances.

  2. Information Note

    Global Skills Partnership on Migration

    10 December 2018

    The Global Skills Partnership was launched at a side event held during the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, from 10-11 December.

  3. Publication

    Ending forced labour by 2030: A review of policies and programmes

    10 December 2018

    The latest Global Estimates indicate that 25 million people are in forced labour globally. How can the world community get firmly on track toward eliminating forced labour? The International Labour Organization report Ending forced labour by 2030: A review of policies and programmes points the way with policy approaches and responses.

  4. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  5. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  6. Report

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    05 December 2018

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

November 2018

  1. Policy brief

    Skills for Employment Policy brief – Skills for Migration and Employment

    27 November 2018

  2. Publication

    Lessons Learned and Emerging Good Practices of ILO’s Syria Crisis Response in Jordan and Lebanon

    09 November 2018

    This report synthesizes the lessons learned and emerging good practices from the ILO ROAS interventions to promote decent work amongst Syrian refugees and host communities.