News on forced labour

June 2021

  1. Conceptualization of the Green Jobs in Peru

    01 June 2021

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion of Peru and the ILO presented the definition of green jobs in Peru and indicators for assessing them, an essential step in driving a recovery in the labour market with decent work (in Spanish)

May 2021

  1. Saudi Arabia reinforces its commitment to eradicate forced labour in all its forms

    27 May 2021

    Saudi Arabia ratifies the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention

  2. The ILO-MOHRSS Tripartite Seminar on the Forced Labour Convention (No. 29) and Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) held in Beijing

  3. 2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    06 May 2021

    The Competition aims to recognize fair and balanced media reports that contribute to the elimination of public misperception, xenophobia and discrimination against migrant workers and highlight the positive contributions they make.

  4. The challenges of reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment - 50 for Freedom

    05 May 2021

April 2021

  1. Korea recognizing respect for fundamental labour standards as the foundation for tackling the challenges of the future of work

    29 April 2021

    The Republic of Korea’s ratification of 3 fundamental ILO Conventions was marked in a virtual ceremony with the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  2. The Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

    22 April 2021

    In partnership with the IOM and IHRB, ILO convened a global forum to discuss key fair recruitment issues, attracting 1,600 attendees.

  3. Brazilian slave labour victims learn new careers during Covid-19

    19 April 2021

    Top Brazilian designers led a workshop earlier this year to teach victims of slave labor a new and more dignified career in fashion. The workshop is part of the "Slave Labour Never Again" project: a collaboration among the Public Ministry for Employment, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the University of Campinas (Unicamp).

  4. Fair recruitment. Decent work

    15 April 2021

    Many migrant workers – particularly low skilled workers – find themselves paying large recruitment fees to intermediaries in order to secure work overseas. The recruitment processes are often unclear and opens them up to abuse. The ILO has been addressing the issue through its Fair Recruitment Initiative. Find out more in our latest Infostory.

  5. Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

    The forum, organized by International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) will gather global brands, suppliers, recruitment agencies, governments, employers’ and workers' organisations, and intergovernmental and civil society organisations to take stock, nurture ideas, foster engagement, and inspire action.