News and activities on media engagement on forced labour and fair recruitment

  1. Event

    Spotlight on Gender-sensitive Reporting in Journalism

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, will host a webinar to discuss and share good practices for responsible and ethical reporting of labour migration and gender-based violence and discrimination against migrant workers among media professionals. Safe and Fair will also launch the Media-friendly glossary on migration: Women migrant workers and ending violence against women edition. The glossary serves a guide for journalists, reporters, researchers and trainers who conduct trainings or write about women’s labour migration, and who write about violence against women in the context of migration.

  2. 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.

  3. News

    Communicating on labour migration: Improving media coverage and quality of reporting on labour migration in the IGAD region

    16 December 2020

  4. Labour migration

    FAIRWAY hosts webinar for Jordanian journalists on reducing discrimination and promoting positive perception of migrants in the context of COVID-19

    The webinar focused on the importance of the role of the media in promoting a balanced public understanding of migration, and rights-based language and reporting styles when reporting on migrant workers. The event is part of a broader FAIRWAY Programme strategy to tackle discrimination against migrants, including through innovative social media campaigns.

  5. Labour migration

    ILO launches sixth Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    15 September 2020

    This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.

  6. Forced labour and fair recruitment

    Virtual launch of the ILO toolkit for journalists: Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment

    Join the ILO and a panel of distinguished employers’ representatives, workers’ representatives and journalists on 30 July, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to celebrate the launch of the ILO Media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment.

  7. Event

    ILO/NHRCM Training for Journalists

    This two-day training aims at improving capacity of Mongolian journalists in reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment.

  8. Fair recruitment

    Roundtable consultation with media on promoting fair recruitment of migrant workers from Pakistan

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project organises a roundtable consultation with a dynamic group of media and civil society organizations.

  9. Global Media Competition

    ILO awards two Argentine journalists in the Global Media Competition

    05 June 2019

    In the context of the inauguration of the international festival “Construir Cine”, the multimedia report "Las preguntas de Solomon" (Solomon’s Questions) was distinguished among more than 250 entries from more than 70 countries around the world.

  10. Event

    Media and the Fair Recruitment Initiative: ILO and IFJ engage journalists on ethical reporting

    The ILO held a workshop in collaboration with IFJ on media reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The workshop gathered professional journalists and media trainers from fifteen different countries. During the workshop, the Toolkit on Media reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment was reviewed by the participating journalists and its practical dissemination and utilization by the media in both departure and destination countries involved in international recruitment processes was discussed. It was the opportunity for fruitful exchanges of experience that will enrich the Toolkit and build its momentum on the way to its release.