Videos on Fair Recruitment

  1. Drogba warns about African footballers’ dreams that turn into nightmares

    05 July 2023

    Ivorian football star, Didier Drogba, has warned young, aspiring African footballers about the dangers of exploitation and human trafficking – part of a campaign run by the ILO, the International Federation of Professional Footballers’ Associations (FIFPRO) and the Didier Drogba Foundation. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks facing young footballers hoping to realize their dreams of playing in the big leagues abroad.

  2. Fair Recruitment Initiative for Africa

    09 March 2023

    The regional launch of Phase II of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa

  3. 2021 ILO Fair Recruitment Master Class Videos

    07 February 2023

  4. Media-friendly glossary on migration - Nepal edition

    03 December 2021

    The Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) was established in 2015 as a joint operation by the ILO’s Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch (FUNDAMENTALS) and the Labour Migration Branch (MIGRANT). The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

  5. The Hiring Challenge: A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021

    The Hiring Challenge, a new ILO's online game, is designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong.

  6. Statements on Fair Recruitment

    04 October 2021

  7. Highlights from REFRAME’S work on promoting fair recruitment in Sri Lanka

    14 June 2021

  8. REFRAME project constituents discuss how the project has promoted fair recruitment in Sri Lanka.

    14 June 2021

  9. REFRAME project constituents discuss capacity building of trade unions on fair recruitment practices

    14 June 2021

  10. REFRAME project constituents discuss the HAMSA complaints mechanism tool

    14 June 2021

  11. Country Office Director Simrin Singh on the contributions of the the REFRAME project in Sri Lanka

    14 June 2021

  12. Recruitment of Guatemalan migrant workers

    14 October 2020

    This video highlights the context and trends of labour migration in the Guatemala to Mexico corridor, with a focus on preventing and reducing unscrupulous practices during recruitment.

  13. Moving to safe and fair recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    The video features the recruitment business practices of an overseas employment agency in Pakistan, determined to promote fairness and respect for migrant worker rights.

  14. Protecting the rights of migrant workers by improving their access to accurate information on safe and regular migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the provision of information and referral services on fair recruitment to prospective/returned migrant workers in Pakistan, implemented by the Pakistan Workers Federation’s leaders.

  15. Access to accurate information: Empowering the migrant worker to make a choice about labour migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the positive behaviour change at community level, attributed to awareness raising and extension of referral services extended by the representatives of trade unions, trained under the ILO-REFRAME project. It is aligned with national efforts to enhance Pakistani migrant workers’ access to trustworthy information on fair recruitment and to protect them against abusive practices.

  16. Information is power: Empowering the disempowered through community engagement

    23 September 2020

    This video, presents the voices of communities and validates the value of engaging local community change-makers to disseminate information on safe and regular migration at the grassroots level.

  17. Educating communities to reduce abusive recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    This video features the REFRAME project interventions to educate communities on safe and regular labour migration through trained community change-makers

  18. Virtual launch: Reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment - An ILO Toolkit for Journalists

    12 August 2020

  19. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for journalist - Playlist of Testimonies

    30 July 2020

  20. Definition of recruitment fees and related costs

    06 May 2020

    This video outlines the definition of recruitment fees and related costs, adopted by a Tripartite Meeting of Experts, held in Geneva in November 2018. The definition recognizes the principle that workers shall not be charged directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, any fees or related costs for their recruitment. This comprehensive definition is guided by international labour standards and should be read together with the General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment.