Events and training on labour migration

May 2022

  1. Roundtable discussion at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2022

    Indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition

    23 May 2022

    As part of the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (23-25 May 2022), the ILO, together with the Indigenous Major Group for Sustainable Development and the Right Energy Partnership with Indigenous Peoples, facilitated an online roundtable session on indigenous peoples, climate change and the role of decent work for a just and peaceful transition.

  2. Labour migration

    Linking Policy, Evidence and Practice from Global Compact for Migration to Paris Agreement

    18 May 2022

    Climate change impacts and increases human vulnerabilities related to decent work deficits, crisis and conflict.

  3. Labour migration

    ILO at the First International Migration Review Forum, 17-20 May, 2022

    16 - 20 May 2022

March 2022

  1. Fair Recruitment

    The ILO launches the Fair recruitment Initiative (Phase II, 2021-2025) for Africa

    24 - 25 March 2022

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE) are partnering to launch the Fair Recruitment Initiative in Africa in March 2022. This launch is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa.

  2. ILO side-event at the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    Panel discussion on women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile settings

    22 March 2022

    The event was an opportunity to launch the ILO Guide “Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings” and to engage in a global conversation with constituents, partner organizations and other stakeholders in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus on how best to effectively mainstream gender equality and non-discrimination in the world of work faced by crisis and fragility in order to pave the way to more equal, peaceful and resilient societies.

  3. ILO-ISSA Webinar

    Panel discussion and launch of the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families

    10 March 2022

    This webinar will present the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families and provide an overview of the policy and administrative options that can be considered to extend social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families. A selected number of country and regional practices will be presented that may inspire countries when engaging in legal reforms, negotiating social security agreements and designing social protection schemes.

February 2022

  1. Event

    Policy dialogue on fair foreign employment process and good practices of migrant workers in Baluchistan

    25 February 2022

    The ILO’s Project “Governance of Labour Migration in South and South East Asia” (GOALS) funded by Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) in collaboration with Ministry of Overseas Pakistani and Human Resources Development (MOP&HRD) and Department of Labour Baluchistan and with its constituents, will organize a policy dialogue in Quetta to identify the pathways to promote fair recruitment for foreign migrant workers and minimize the role of subagents/intermediaries in foreign employment recruitment in Pakistan. The participants will deliberate on the key challenges, encountered by Pakistani migrant workers during foreign employment process and discuss other related policy recommendations.

  2. Event

    First technical meeting on South Asia qualifications referencing framework convened

    15 - 16 February 2022

January 2022

  1. Event

    Launch of Report: Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    25 January 2022

    The study is anchored in the risk that migrants face due to climate change, further exacerbated by COVID-19 and its negative implications on the world of work in South Asian countries, especially in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The study further explores innovative solutions by governments, businesses and civil society organizations to overcome these existing challenges. The report is scheduled for a virtual launch on 25 January 2022 from 3:00 – 4:30PM IST

  2. Event

    Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Launch - Pre-departure handbook for Indians going to the European Union

    20 January 2022

    To enhance dissemination of the pre-departure information at the state level, a high-level launch event was organised in partnership with the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Governments.