News and statements on labour migration

  1. ILO to release assessment of the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on the world of work

    06 May 2022

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    Tourism has potential to play a major role in global pandemic recovery

    06 May 2022

    With the right policies the tourism sector can play a major role in the global COVID-19 recovery, provided that an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises is established and the jobs created are decent and support social and economic progress.

  3. WorldSkills Africa underlined the importance of skills development for refugees

    29 April 2022

    The ILO and its partners supported a team of trainers and a refugee contestant to participate in this internationally-recognized skills competition, providing them with a powerful opportunity to learn from global talents and strengthen their networks.

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    Report shows rebound of Jordan’s garment sector amid ongoing labour concerns

    19 April 2022

    Better Work Jordan’s 2022 annual report showed improving business conditions in the sector and progress on working conditions. Exports partially rebounded in the country’s garment sector from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Establishing agro-cooperatives in Sudan to empower farmers

    19 April 2022

    To improve the income levels and resilience of host and refugee community farmers in Sudan, ILO PROSPECTS is supporting the development of agro-cooperatives through training and peer support

  6. Industry exposure for vocational trainers to address skills gap in Ethiopia

    19 April 2022

    A public-private partnership led by ILO PROSPECTS Ethiopia is providing industry interface to trainers from vocational institutes, enhancing their understanding of skills in demand and evolving management practices.

  7. ‘Out of sight, out of mind’ attitude hampering COVID recovery for fishers and seafood processors in South-East Asia

    19 April 2022

    New ILO-Cornell brief finds that exclusion from pandemic relief measures and social protection schemes hits migrant fisheries workers hard.

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    Prevention through information: ILO campaign on Ukrainian railways to prevent labour exploitation among refugees

    12 April 2022

    The ILO and the State Labour Inspectorate of Ukraine came through with an information campaign on Ukrainian railways that warns people on the move about situations that may lead to labour exploitation.

  9. ILO PROSPECTS team gathers in Kenya to plan a strategic way ahead

    08 April 2022

    The global and country programme management teams of PROSPECTS had an intensive four-days of deliberations examining progress and developing plans ahead to maximize the impact of its work.

  10. Indonesia supports gender-responsive protection for its migrant workers

    05 April 2022

    Together with the Ministry of Manpower and the Migrant Workers Network, the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair programme launched gender-responsive guideline and procedure to promote safe and fair migration for all.