List of latest documents - REFRAME

  1. Publication

    Female labour migration from Pakistan: A situation analysis 

    February 2020

    This study aims to further examine the patterns and characteristics of female migration for employment from Pakistan and explores specifically why the number of Pakistani female migrant workers remains so low. The findings and recommendations of this study will guide the interventions of the ILO, the Government of Pakistan and social partners towards fair recruitment of migrant workers, including women migrant workers, in line with the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) (2016-20) for Pakistan, and the ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative.

  2. Workshop

    Data collection and analysis of labour related SDG targets: Social protection and recruitment cost indicators  

    23-26 September, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project and ILO Achieving SDGs and ending poverty through Universal Social Protection Project organise a four-day training workshop on measuring and analysing key labour market SDGs with a special focus on social protection and recruitment costs.

  3. Seminar

    Advocacy session to promote fair recruitment of migrant workers among ILO constituents in Pakistan  

    18 September 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project organizes an advocacy session on relevant international instruments pertaining to fair recruitment of migrant workers to core ILO constituents in Pakistan.

  4. Meeting/Consultation

    Roundtable consultation with media on promoting fair recruitment of migrant workers from Pakistan 

    19 September, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project organises a roundtable consultation with a dynamic group of media and civil society organizations.

  5. Training

    Training with Pakistani workers’ organizations on fair recruitment to promote safe, orderly and regular migration  

    August 30 to September 1, 2019

    The ILO Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) project supports capacity building of workers’ organizations in Pakistan on the topic of fair recruitment to promote safe, orderly and regular migration.

  6. Workshop

    Proceso de formación para periodistas y estudiantes de periodismo  

    18 y 25 de octubre
    08 y 22 de noviembre
    Clausura 29 de noviembre 2019

    Periodistas y estudiantes de comunicación social culminaron proceso de formación sobre “Migración Laboral, trabajo forzoso y contratación equitativa” actividad realizada por la Organizaciónen Internacional del Trabajo OIT, a través del Proyecto REFRAME “Acción global para mejorar el marco de la contratación equitativa” iniciativa apoyada por la Unión Europea UE.

  7. Publication

    Review of law, policy and practice of recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka  

     

    This review provides an overview of legislative and policy frameworks concerning recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka. The review identifies gaps in relation to the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, and proposes recommendations for ensuring fair recruitment.

  8. Taller

    Taller de formación para periodistas: Migración Laboral, Trabajo Forzoso y Contratación Equitativa  

    26 - 27 septiembre 2019

    La Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) y el Consejo Nacional para Prevenir la Discriminación (Conapred) coorganizaron el Taller de formación para periodistas “Migración laboral, trabajo forzoso y contratación equitativa”, con el fin de reducir los efectos de la desinformación, contribuir a erradicar la xenofobia y potenciar una cultura informativa con enfoque antidiscriminatorio. Este taller se desarrollo en el marco del proyecto: Acción global para mejorar el marco de la contratación de los trabajadores migrantes (REFRAME) de la OIT, en la Ciudad de México.

  9. Publication

    Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Sri Lankan Journalists 

     

    This toolkit was created to help Sri Lanka journalists report on fair recruitment and forced labour. It was created by the International Federation of Journalists and the Free Media Movement in Sri Lanka.

  10. Publication

    Fair recruitment country brief: Guatemala to Mexico corridor 

     

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project in Guatemala and Mexico

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  12. Publication

    Fair recruitment country brief: Sri Lanka

    This brief provides an overview of fair recruitment challenges and opportunities, and priorities for action for the REFRAME project in Sri Lanka.

  13. News

    OIM y OIT realizan taller sobre contratación equitativa y ética de trabajadores migrantes

    La actividad reune, en Guatemala, a instituciones de gobierno y entidades responsables de las estadísticas y censos a nivel nacional, así como expertos de la OIM y la OIT, organizaciones de empleadores, de trabajadores y de la sociedad civil.

  14. News

    Ensuring fair recruitment through the Qatar Visa Center in Sri Lanka

    ILO brings together government, trade unions and civil society to discuss progress on fair recruitment through Qatar Visa Centers.

  15. News

    ILO awards two Argentine journalists in the Global Media Competition

    In the context of the inauguration of the international festival “Construir Cine”, the multimedia report "Las preguntas de Solomon" (Solomon’s Questions) was distinguished among more than 250 entries from more than 70 countries around the world.

  16. Publication

    General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment and definition of recruitment fees and related costs

    This document brings together the ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment (“principles and guidelines”) and the definition of recruitment fees and related costs.

  17. Workshop

    Workshop on SDG indicator 10.7.1: Measuring recruitment costs

    ILO and World Bank convene a workshop with national statistical offices to promote and discuss guidelines for the collection of statistics on SDG indicator 10.7.1

     

  18. News

    The ILO Governing Body approves the publication and dissemination of the Definition of Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    The ILO Governing has approved the publication and dissemination of the definition of recruitment fees and related costs, adopted by a Tripartite Meeting of Experts, held in Geneva in November 2018.

  19. News

    Fair Recruitment in the agricultural sector in Mexico 

    The ILO and the Agricultural Association for Social Responsibility (AHIFORES) formalize their collaboration to implement Fair Recruitment in the agricultural sector in Mexico

  20. Measuring recruitment costs

    Statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1: Draft Guidelines for their Collection 

    This draft set of Guidelines for the collection of statistics for SDG indicator 10.7.1 on reducing recruitment costs, identifies a number of conceptual issues and definitions with respect to measuring recruitment costs borne by an employee as a proportion of monthly income earned in the country of destination. These guidelines have been produced by the ILO and the WB, as co-custodians of SDG Indicator 10.7.1, with the support of the EU funded ILO-REFRAME project and the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). They have been validated through a consultative process with National Statistical Offices and, as a result of this process the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDG) moved SDG indicator 10.7.1 from Tier 3 to Tier 2, in October 2019.

  21. Meeting

    Businesses and Fair Recruitment: promoting responsible business conduct via the joint ILO-EU REFRAME project 

    19 - 20 September 2018, Manila, Philippines - ILO Philippines

  22. Workshop

    Media and the Fair Recruitment Initiative: ILO and IFJ engage journalists on ethical reporting 

    3 - 5 September 2018, Dead Sea, Jordan - ILO Jordan

  23. Meeting

    Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs 

    14 - 16 November 2018, Geneva

  24. Traning

    Establishing fair recruitment processes 

    01 October 2018 - 05 October 2018, ILO International Training Centre, Turin. Deadline for application: 01 September 2018

  25. First edition January 2018

    Fair Recruitment Initiative Newsletter 

    In this edition, among other subjects: How to promote and achieve fair recruitment; Winners of the 2017 Media Competition on labour migration; Journalists training in the Philippines; ITC-ILO Global training course on establishing fair recruitment processes, 2017 edition; Interregional consultation on labour migration and mobility from Asia/Africa to the Middle East, 4-5 October 2017, Beirut.

  26. New app for migrant workers

    Recruitment Advisor platform 

    A new app helps migrants assess recruitment agencies.