News on Fair Recruitment

  1. Roundtable Discussion: Access to justice for recruitment-related abuses

  2. The ILO launches the Fair recruitment Initiative (Phase II, 2021-2025) for Africa

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa in collaboration with the African Union Commission, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE) are partnering to launch the Fair Recruitment Initiative in Africa in March 2022. This launch is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa.

  3. Prize-giving ceremony of the 2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration at the ILO office in Madrid

    24 February 2022

    The ILO office in Spain organized a prize-giving ceremony to congratulate Judit Alonso Gonzalbez, Javier Sulé and Marta Saiz.

  4. The ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI) builds momentum with its new advisory committee

    08 February 2022

    Representatives of the governments of Bangladesh, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Qatar, Switzerland and Tunisia, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Swiss Development Cooperation agency met for the first time in January 2022 as members of the Advisory Committee of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative. Committee Members will share knowledge and expertise, identify common challenges and opportunities and provide strategic guidance to the ILO in implementing the Fair Recruitment Initiative strategy for 2021-25.

  5. Winners of the 2021 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    17 December 2021

    The competition aims to promote balanced and ethical reporting on migrants and labour migration and encourage the media to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  6. Reflections on migration and diversity – New ILO research

    14 December 2021

    The ILO has published new research on “The future of diversity”. In an edited volume, scholars and practitioners from various disciplines and backgrounds reflect on the most appropriate interventions to create a more inclusive labour market for all. The authors offer new perspectives on the concept of diversity and the role diversity can play in the world of work of the future.

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

    09 December 2021

    Clémentine Eveno and Dana Ullman were amongst the winners of the 6th edition of the ILO global media competition (2020). One year after the reception of the award, they look back on how they have benefited from this experience.

  8. Measures discussed to reduce exploitation of Overseas Pakistanis in recruitment process

    23 November 2021

    An awareness raising and policy dialogue on promoting fair recruitment practices to reduce possible exploitation of migrant workers from Pakistan was arranged in Peshawar.

  9. Regional launch of the ILO Fair recruitment Initiative (Phase II) for the Americas

    This event will include a high-level opening session titled “Fair Recruitment as a pillar of inclusive recovery across the Americas” with Labour Ministers and government representatives followed by a technical discussion about promising experiences of social partners in the region.

  10. Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world

    In a collaboration between the ILO, IOM and the UN Network on Migration, this webinar will explore innovative state-facilitated digital technology platforms that assist the recruitment, placement, and/or job matching for migrant workers, and recommendations from a joint report by the ILO and IOM titled “Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world”.