News on Fair Recruitment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Ugandan stakeholders adapt the ILO media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment for use in Uganda
15 October 2021
Following consultations with various stakeholders and desk reviews that informed the adaptation of the media toolkit, Ugandan stakeholders, with support from ILO, convened on 14th-15th October 2021 to review and validate the adapted media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The adapted toolkit will be used to build capacity of media practitioners, for improved reportage and effective engagement issues of on forced labour and fair recruitment.
A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers
11 October 2021
ILO launches the Hiring Challenge, a new online game designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong, China.
ILO helps introduce “Labour migration reporting” in Filipino journalism education
02 September 2021
National Webinar to launch the Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Nepali Journalists
The toolkit provides information and advice to media professionals on how to report accurately and effectively on forced labour and fair recruitment.