News and statements on labour migration

  1. Pastoralists in Ethiopia find a cure for hard-to-reach veterinary services

    29 August 2022

    In remote and infrastructure deficient parts of Ethiopia, “Community Animal Health Workers” capacitated by ILO and its implementing partner are providing doorstep veterinarian services lowering hardships of the pastoralist community.

  2. Making microfinance work in Sudan

    29 August 2022

    With the aim to improve micro-finance ecosystem and financial inclusion of refugees and their host communities in Sudan, the ILO brought together key stakeholders from the banking and finance sector at a national workshop.

  3. ILO, Quezon City partner for first migrant workers' one-stop shop in Metro Manila

    22 August 2022

    The ILO and the local government of Quezon City collaborate for a gender-responsive Migrant Worker Resource Centre, the first in Metro Manila operated by the local government in collaboration with civil society, Overseas Filipino Workers/family organizations, and international development partners to serve OFWs and their families, and improve migration and development.

  4. ILO’s timely interventions assist small businesses in Uganda

    04 August 2022

    Business support grants and business management training from the ILO provided a new lease of life to some of the microenterprises in Uganda struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.

  5. Enhancing social dialogues for decent working conditions in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    01 August 2022

    Work in fishing is a hazardous occupation. Labour rights challenges in the fisheries sector such as weak labour inspection, poor occupational safety and health (OSH) and other problems related to working conditions can be improved through social dialogues among relevant parties.

  6. How does the war against Ukraine impact employment and migration?

    28 July 2022

    In the interview series "3 essential questions" with leading researchers and policy makers from Central and Eastern Europe, the ILO interviewed Nataliia Slaviuk, Economist and Assistant Professor of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Nataliia shares her views about the consequences of the war against Ukraine on employment, income, and migration.

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    Trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova use their properties to provide shelter for internally displaced persons and refugees

    28 July 2022

    With ILO support, trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova help internally displaced people and refugees arriving from Ukraine by providing food and shelter. Since the beginning of the hostilities, Ukrainian trade unions provided 10,000 bednights, while Moldovan trade unions arranged 3,000 bednights.

  8. Ensuring the protection of Indonesian migrant workers through the integration of the Migrant Worker Resources Center (MRC) Services with the Gender-Responsive One-Roof Integrated Services (LTSA) in Blitar District

    25 July 2022

    The Ministry of Manpower, together with the Blitar District Government, the joint ILO-UN Women’s Safe and Fair Programme, the European Union, the Confederation of All Indonesian Labour Unions (KSBSI) and the Indonesian Women Coalition of East Java Region will launch the Gender-Responsive Information Center and One-Roof Integrated Services (Migrant Worker Resource Center /MRC) of Blitar District, East Java.

  9. How Trade Union members are supporting Ukrainians

    19 July 2022

    Since the onset of the Russian aggression and with ILO assistance, trade union members in the construction sector have multiplied initiatives to help the population.

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    From war to peace: A refugee’s journey to a new life with new skills

    13 July 2022

    Morshed Ali, 24 arrived in Turkey seven years ago after fleeing the war in Syria. He had to learn a new language, new skills and adapt to life in a foreign country. Yet he overcame the odds and graduated as an architect four years later.