News and statements on labour migration

  1. Ethiopia's Strategic Leap: Launching the National Technical Working Group on Labour Migration

    12 October 2023

    The first National Technical Working Group (TWG) on Labor Migration in Ethiopia will promote safe, orderly, and productive migration while addressing challenges faced by migrant workers.

  2. Global Media Competition winners: Where are they now?

    11 October 2023

    Cristina Chi and Jan Cuyco, winners of the 2022 GMC, share their professional journey in labour migration reporting a year after their win.

  3. © M. Crozet/ILO 2024

    Facing rapid changes in the world of work, labour statisticians meet to update measurement of key concepts of labour statistics

    11 October 2023

    The International Conference of Labour Statisticians, the global standard-setting body for labour market statistics, is meeting at the ILO to review new trends and requirements in data gathering and usage, and methods for measuring key indicators related to advancing social justice.

  4. Launched, the latest report on labour market policies for youth in Timor-Leste

    09 October 2023

    The ILO study addresses a major information gap regarding the offer of labour market programmes in Timor-Leste, particularly those specifically targeting youth.

  5. © Yoshihumi Ibata / ILO 2024

    Employment trends in postal and courier services

    09 October 2023

    Reskilling, upskilling and support to help postal services accelerate their digitalization and diversification processes will be key to building the resilience and adaptability of workers and enterprises in the sector.

  6. Launch of FAIR III Programme Promoting Fair Recruitment in Ghana

    05 October 2023

  7. Digital risks: safeguarding refugees and host communities in accessing online services, learning and job opportunities

    04 October 2023

    ILO and UNHCR co-hosted third installment of the Learning Lab Series on comprehending digital risks and how vital this is to safeguard forcibly displaced populations and host communities in unlocking the advantages of the digital economy.

  8. Uganda's National Employment Policy: A journey towards sustainable job creation and inclusive growth

    02 October 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a three-day capacity-building training session designed to support the revision of Uganda's National Employment Policy to accelerate decent job creation and inclusion.

  9. Kenya needs digital skills and inclusive strategies to connect young people with productive jobs

    25 September 2023

    Kenya’s Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs met for the second thematic discussion on digital skills, inclusion and education. The participants identified need to rethink education and upskill strategies as a crucial way forward to respond to an increasing demand for digital skills across sectors.

  10. © PKPROD MEDIA/ILO 2024

    ILO opens the 2023 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    25 September 2023

    Journalists are invited to submit articles showing exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.