Events and training on labour migration

January 2021

  1. Panel discussion

    Beyond Recovery: A Post-COVID-19 Socio-Economic Response for Migrants and their Communities

    18 January 2021

    Join ILO, UNDP, UNU-MERIT for a discussion on integrating migrants into COVID-19 responses and recovery plans.

December 2020

  1. Labour migration

    FAIRWAY hosts webinar for Jordanian journalists on reducing discrimination and promoting positive perception of migrants in the context of COVID-19

    14 December 2020

    The webinar focused on the importance of the role of the media in promoting a balanced public understanding of migration, and rights-based language and reporting styles when reporting on migrant workers. The event is part of a broader FAIRWAY Programme strategy to tackle discrimination against migrants, including through innovative social media campaigns.

  2. Event

    ILO Webinar: Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on African Migrant Workers

    7 December 2020

    The webinar will have the objective of disseminating the results of the report “Impact assessment of COVID 19 on Migrant Workers in and from the IGAD Region” and presenting the preliminary results of the report “Rapid Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in SADC”.

  3. Labour migration

    Development of a national action plan for Uganda

    2 - 3 December 2020

    The FAIRWAY Programme conducted a two day planning workshop with key migration national stakeholders in Uganda, with the goal of developing a national action plan.

November 2020

  1. Fair recruitment

    Awareness-raising workshop for domestic workers led by the National Union of Malagasy Domestic Workers (SENAMAMA)

    29 November 2020

    The ILO's REFRAME project, with the help of the International Federation of Domestic Workers, supports the creation and strengthening of the domestic workers' organization SENAMAMA in Madagascar.

  2. Event

    Technical Webinar: The role of cooperatives and social and solidarity economy organizations in forced displacement contexts

    23 November 2020

    With the aim of highlighting the role and contributions of cooperatives and SSEOs in forced displacement contexts, the ILO COOP Unit and the PROSPECTS programme are organizing a webinar to allow for interactive discussion between practitioners and project implementers.

  3. Event

    Course: Making financial inclusion work for refugees and host communities

    16 - 20 November 2020

    This training programme helps financial service providers to diversify their product portfolio through serving refugees and host communities, in a strategic and cost-effective manner.

  4. Event

    Technical Webinar: Key issues on the transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts

    5 November 2020

  5. Geneva Peace Week 2020

    From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    4 November 2020

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

  6. Geneva Peace Week 2020

    From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    4 November 2020

    The virtual event is organized by the ILO in collaboration with WHO, PBSO and Interpeace in the context of the Geneva Peace Week 2020, which will take place from 2 to 6 November.

  7. Event

    Youth at Heart Virtual Forum 2020: ILO's session on decent jobs for youth

    2 November 2020

    The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up the Youth at Heart virtual forum to address the issues affecting youth around the world. This session will feature an interactive conversation with young people about solutions, including youth-led, to the challenges posed by COVID-19 on themselves and their peers.