Events and training on labour migration

November 2018

  1. Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    14 - 16 November 2018

    The ILO Governing Body at its 331st Session agreed to convene in November 2018 a three-day “Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs”, with the objective to review, amend and adopt draft definitions on recruitment fees and related costs developed by the Office based on a global comparative study and thorough analysis by the Office of definitions of recruitment fees and costs; and recommend ways to disseminate and use the adopted definition at the international and national levels by constituents.
    Please note that this Meeting is by invitation only and not open to the public.

October 2018

  1. Promotion of youth employment in fragile settings

    8 - 12 October 2018

September 2018

  1. Media Reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment

    3 - 5 September 2018

    The media has a key role to play in supporting public awareness against all kinds of forced labour and promotion of fair recruitment. Media can be key influencers, affecting public perceptions about forced labour and labour migration. News coverage may help bring a cause into the mainstream by engaging people, creating the public mobilization and support to drive policy changes.

July 2018

  1. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to Costa Rica's Economy in San José (ECLM project)

    30 July 2018

    An event was held in San José on 30 July 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Costa Rica's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The media advisory for this event can be downloaded below.

June 2018

  1. Validation of How Immigrant Contribute to South Africa's Economy in Pretoria (ECLM project)

    27 June 2018

    An event was held in Pretoria on 27 June 2018 to validate the report, How Immigrants Contribute to South Africa's Economy. The draft report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

  2. Policy consultation workshop on the role of Trade Unions in the protection of Vietnamese migrant workers’ rights

    26 June 2018

    The workshop is co-organized by ILO, Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor, and The Asia Foundation with the aim to promote and protect the right of migrant workers.

  3. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to Ghana's Economy in Accra (ECLM project)

    20 June 2018

    An event was held in Accra on 20 June 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Ghana's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

  4. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to the Dominican Republic's Economy in Santo Domingo (ECLM project)

    12 June 2018

    An event was held in Santo Domingo on 12 June 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to the Dominican Republic's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

  5. Launch of How Immigrant Contribute to Argentina's Economy in Buenos Aires (ECLM project)

    5 June 2018

    An event was held in Buenos Aires on 5 July 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Argentina’s Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.

May 2018

  1. ILO Sri Lanka holds the National Consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment.

    31 May 2018

    As part of the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, the EU-funded “Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration”, also known as REFRAME project organized a stakeholder consultation on labour migration and fair recruitment on 31st May, 2018 at the Movenpick Hotel, Colombo.