News and statements on labour migration

  1. ILO announces winners of global media competition on reporting fairly on labour migration

    16 December 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has announced that articles on migrant mothers in South Africa and the challenges faced by female migrants in Mexico were the winning entries in its global competition on fair media reporting of the labour migration issue.

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    New ILO figures show 150 million migrants in the global workforce

    16 December 2015

    A new ILO statistical study provides estimates on labour migration, including regions and industries where international migrant workers are established and a special focus on migrants in domestic work.

  3. ILO to issue new global estimates of migrant workers and migrant domestic workers

    11 December 2015

  4. 325th session of the ILO Governing Body: What were the results for the workers?

    24 November 2015

    The violation of labour rights in Qatar, Guatemala, Fiji and Myanmar was one of the items on the agenda of the 325th Session of the Governing Body that took place in Geneva from 2nd to 12th November 2015. In this interview, the President of the Workers’ Group of the Governing Body, Mr Luc Cortebeeck, reviews several agenda items, including the global refugee crisis and its labour market implications, and climate change, which is due to be discussed at the Paris Conference in December 2015.

  5. Last chance to enter ILO global media competition on labour migration

    17 November 2015

  6. Ethiopia to host 13th ILO African Regional Meeting

    16 November 2015

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    How workers' cooperatives can help tackle the refugee crisis

    09 November 2015

    On 8-10 November, an international conference in Turkey discussed, among other issues, ways in which cooperatives can help the growing number of refugees and migrants in today’s world. ILO News spoke with Simel Esim, head of the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit.

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    ILO discusses world of work response to global refugee crisis

    06 November 2015

    The growing number of people displaced by war, persecution and poverty has profound implications for labour markets.

  9. Presentation for the African Regional Labor Administration Centre (ARLAC)workshop on Decent Work for Migrant Workers: Governance and Integration Dimensions

    06 November 2015

  10. Africa challenges and responses on labour relations for migrant workers

    06 November 2015