Resources on the FAIRWAY Programme

  1. News

    ILO Strengthens Capacity of Media and Civil Society Organizations for Effective Reportage and Engagement in the area of Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment in Nigeria

    01 September 2021

    In a bid to address knowledge and capacity gaps of stakeholders, including media and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the area of forced labour, the International Labour Organization (ILO) validated the global media toolkit on Forced Labour Reporting and Fair Recruitment contextualized for use in Nigeria from 23 – 24 August.

  2. Labour Migration

    Communicating on labour migration in Jordan: training for senior journalists

    Recognizing the important role of journalists and the media in improving public perceptions of migrant workers through balanced and evidence-based reporting on labour migration, the FAIRWAY Programme held a two-day webinar training on labour migration reporting for 16 professional journalists and representatives of Jordanian human rights associations.

  3. Protecting rights of all migrant workers through effective labour migration governance frameworks

    ILO Supports the Federal Government of Nigeria to validate the Revised National Policy on Labour Migration

    21 July 2021

    Towards strengthening the national policy environment that facilitates effective labour migration and adequately protects and promotes rights of all migrant workers, the International Labour Organization supported the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to convene a two-day stakeholders’ workshop rom 7 – 8 July, 2021 to validate the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM).

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    Labour migration

    ILO FAIRWAY supports returning Ethiopian migrant workers

    14 June 2021

  5. News

    FAIRWAY celebrates 10 years since the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention (189)

    14 June 2021

    While significant progress has been made to promote domestic workers’ rights in the Arab States, important challenges remain, and overcoming these is part of FAIRWAY’s ongoing efforts in policy reform and capacity building.

  6. Press release

    IOM and ILO launch joint report on promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world

    20 May 2021

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) launch research exploring how technology can be harnessed through state-facilitated digital recruitment platforms, to promote transparency and help eliminate abuses such as contract substitution and debt bondage.

  7. Report

    Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world

    17 May 2021

    This joint report by the ILO and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) explores innovative state-facilitated digital technology platforms from four different contexts, with a focus on the Employment Permit System of the Republic of Korea, Musaned from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, eMigrate from the Republic of India and the European Network of Employment Services.

  8. News

    Country briefs of the regulatory frameworks governing migrant workers in the Arab States

    23 March 2021

    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.

  9. Publication

    Information Brief: Promoting balanced media reporting on migrant workers in the Arab States

    22 March 2021

    This information brief looks at how Arabic-language media in Jordan and Kuwait report on migrant workers, based on media monitoring research in 2019, and suggests recommendations to strengthen the inclusion of migrant workers in the media.

  10. Event

    Virtual launch of the ILO Arabic-language toolkit for journalists

    Join the ILO and a panel of distinguished employers’ representatives, workers’ representatives and journalists on 24 February 2021, to celebrate social justice, discuss ethical reporting on labour migration and discover the new Arabic-language ILO Media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment.