Events and training on labour migration

November 2013

  1. Labour migration

    6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    26 - 27 November 2013

    The 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is scheduled to take place on 26 and 27 November 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) is an open platform for review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers in South-East Asia, and develop recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the ASEAN Declaration on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

  2. Event

    The Role of Employers’ Organizations in Matching Skills and Increasing Mobility Across the ASEAN Region: Employers’ Regional Workshop – ASEAN TRIANGLE Project

    6 November 2013

    To support national employers’ organizations in responding to issues related to skills and mobility, the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) organized a regional workshop in the framework of the ASEAN TRIANGLE project. Through presentations by regional and global experts and open discussion between ASEAN employers, the workshop aimed to increase businesses’ understanding of the implications of skilled labour mobility and to discuss challenges and good practices of employers in relation to migration in all skill categories.

  3. Event

    ASEAN Labour Migration Database Technical Meeting

    4 November 2013

    The ILO ASEAN TRIANGLE Project is developing a Labour Migration Statistics Database that will include the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in recognition of the importance of collecting, analysing and sharing labour migration data and in the absence of any existing database relevant to labour migration issues.

  4. Event

    Tripartite Technical Meeting on Labour Migration

    4 - 8 November 2013

    Representatives from governments, workers and employers discuss labour migration and consider possible areas for ILO intervention.

October 2013

  1. Event

    Migrant Resource Centers (MRC) Study Tour

    30 October - 1 November 2013

    The establishment of Migrant Resource Centers has benefited many migrant workers. The use of these Centers are now found in many sending and receiving countries, and they take various forms.

  2. Event

    Fostering the social and professional reintegration of return labour migrants

    28 October - 1 November 2013

    The course on the social and professional reintegration of return migrants will be offered once again this year from 28 October - 1 November 2013. The course will be in French and English to and will foster a multi-level reflection among participants from various regions.

  3. Event

    Jordanian officials receive training to combat human trafficking and forced labour

    28 - 29 October 2013

    The two-day training workshop looks at ways labour inspectors and police officers can effectively combat forced labour and human trafficking in Jordan.

  4. Event

    Founding Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

    26 - 28 October 2013

    200 domestic workers from 42 countries around the world gathered to discuss the ways to improve the working conditions of domestic workers worldwide and to launch the International Domestic Workers Federation.

  5. Labour migration

    Arab labour migration research network launched

    9 - 10 October 2013

    The ILO’s new Migration and Governance Network studies and documents migration trends in the Arab States to assist labour migration reform.

  6. Event

    Launch of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) at the UN High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development

    3 October 2013

    The EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) was launched at the 2nd High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.