Events and training on labour migration

April 2014

  1. Labour migration

    Arab States research network on labour migration reconsiders recruitment practices

    29 - 30 April 2014

    Leading practitioners and academics from the ILO’s Migration and Governance Network research network meet to discuss key issues related to labour migration and recruitment in the Arab region.

  2. Event

    Migration and Decent Work and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Statement by Thetis Mangahas, Deputy Regional Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Global Experts Meeting on Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    28 - 29 April 2014

  3. Migrant Workers

    ILO migrant workers project in Jordan assesses future interventions upon completion

    27 April 2014

    The ILO’s dedicated migrant worker project in Jordan meets with key stakeholders in the country to formulate future interventions during a project wrap-up and closing ceremony.

  4. Event

    Workshop on the Fair Recruitment Initiative

    23 - 24 April 2014

    On the 23rd and 24th of April 2014, the ILO Special Action Programme to combat Forced Labour (SAPFL), in collaboration with the ILO’s Labour Migration Branch (MIGRANT) and the International Training Centre in Turin, hosted a first consultative workshop on the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI) under the auspices of the Global Migration Group (GMG), which is currently chaired by ILO.

  5. Domestic workers

    Officials from Kuwait and Jordan explore methods to implement ILO international instruments on domestic workers

    23 - 24 April 2014

    Government representatives from Jordan and Kuwait meet to enhance their ability to implement ILO Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201.

  6. Labour migration

    Kuwait and the ILO discuss the foundations of a national migration policy

    21 - 22 April 2014

    ILO experts and Kuwaiti government officials meet in a two-day consultation to formulate the objectives of a national migration policy.

  7. Event

    GMG Statement at the First High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation: Building Towards the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    15 - 16 April 2014

  8. Event

    ILO-IOM Regional conference on making breakthrough in the implementation of Ethical and Professional Recruitment

    1 - 2 April 2014

    The ILO, IOM and the EU convene Asian recruitment agencies in Manila to discuss ways to improve migration governance systems, ethical recruitment and the professionalization of the industry under the auspices of the 2nd Regional Conference of the Alliance of Asian Associations of Overseas Employment Service Providers (AAA-OESP).

March 2014

  1. Domestic workers

    Lebanon’s Domestic Workers’ Committee advocates for decent work by celebrating Women’s Day and Mother’s Day

    23 March 2014

    The ILO and the first workers’ organisation for migrant domestic workers in the Arab region will celebrate Mother’s Day and Women’s Day to promote better conditions for domestic workers in Lebanon.

  2. Workshop

    Workshop on Pension Portability Rights for Returnee Migrant Domestic Workers in Paraguay

    21 March 2014

    A tripartite workshop was organized by the ILO in Asunción, Paraguay, to discuss research findings and policy implications of a study on challenges for the implementation of pension portability rights for returnee migrant domestic workers in compliance with the ratified MERCOSUR treaty on Social Security.