Events and training on 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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.