Events and training on labour migration

May 2013

  1. Event

    Migrant Workers' Rights and the May Day 2013

    1 May 2013

    On the 1st of May 2013, ie, on the occasion of the Labour Day, the NCCWE members advocated for the recognition of the rights of the migrant workers.

April 2013

  1. Event

    Regional Tripartite Conference to Combat Human Trafficking

    9 - 10 April 2013

    A two-day regional tripartite conference on ways to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and to present the findings of an ILO research project that maps human trafficking across the region.

March 2013

  1. Event

    Orientation Workshop for Dhaka Ahsania Mission Project Staff and Management

    12 March 2013

    ILO executed Labour Migration project supported Dhaka Ahsania Mission conduct an Orientation Workshop to familiarize project staff and management with the implementation approach and methodology for implementing a pilot initiative to give top-up technical training and impart life skills and pre-departure information to equip the Bangladeshi workers who have made a decision to migrate for work in another country and to support left behind families of the migrant workers.

  2. Event

    ILO Labour Migration Project office inaugurated on 11 March 2013

    11 March 2013

    The ILO Labour Migration Project office was jointly inaugurated on 11 March 2013 by the Honorable Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE) and the Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in the Ministry premises in the Probashi Kalyan Bhaban.

February 2013

  1. Event

    Consultation with BMET for Comprehensive System's Review by the Labour Migration Project

    20 February 2013

    A Comprehensive Systems Review (CSR) of the Bangladesh Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) and the Wage Earners’ Welfare Fund (WEWF) is planned by the Ministry of Expatiates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE) under the Labour Migration Project, namely, “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh”, executed by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The review is to identify the strengths, good practices and possible areas for improvement. To begin the process in a participatory manner, the ILO's Project Management Team held a consultation with the senior officials of the BMET in Dhaka.

  2. Event

    Identifying and Responding to Cases of Trafficking and Forced Labour

    18 - 20 February 2013

    Jordanian law enforcement officials are attending a training programme organised by the ILO in Amman to better identify, investigate and respond to cases of forced labour and human trafficking.

  3. Event

    The 2nd Project Steering committee (PSC) Meeting of the Labour Migration Project in Bangladesh

    14 February 2013

    The 2nd Project Steering committee (PSC) Meeting of the project titled “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” Executed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Held on Thursday 14 Feb 2013 at the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment in Dhaka. The PSC members used the opportunity to review the project progress and gave approval for the planned implementation actions.

  4. Event

    Migrant Workers and Business: Challenges and Opportunities

    11 February - 1 March 2013

    Monday, 11 February 2013 and Friday, 1 March 2013 - Webinars convened by the ILO and UN Global Compact Office

  5. Event

    Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming

    8 February 2013

    The Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations will host an event co-sponsored by the ILO and the Secretariat of the MDG Achievement Fund, “Addressing Youth, Employment and Migration Issues through Joint Programming”, to share good practices and lessons emerging from the implemenation of the UN joint work on Youth Employment and Migration.

  6. Event

    National Consultation on Integration of Migrant Domestic Workers

    7 February 2013