News and statements on labour migration

  1. Strengthening resilience of small businesses through access to knowledge and finance in Turkana County

    13 January 2022

    Under the PROSPECTS programme, the ILO and its partners are imparting business management skills to upskill enterprises owned by refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya.

  2. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 7: SSE as tool for social cohesion, peace and resilience

    10 January 2022

  3. Bringing recognition to the skills of informal “Jua Kali” sector workers in Kenya

    06 January 2022

    Launch of the 'Recognition to prior learning' process in Kenya will enhance the employability of local refugee and host community youth. It will validate the under-recognised competencies of artisans and provide them new work opportunities.

  4. ILO promotes ratification of Forced Labour Protocol No. 29 in Indonesia

    22 December 2021

  5. The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Services Office (LTSA-MRC) in Cirebon receives Indonesian Migrant Worker Award from the Ministry of Manpower

    21 December 2021

    The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC) in Cirebon district, supported by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair programme, is awarded by the Ministry of Manpower with Indonesian Migrant Worker Award.

  6. Migrant fishers prone to modern slavery

    20 December 2021

    An opinion editorial by Tauvik Muhamad, programme manager for ILO's skills development and Muhammad Nour, ILO's programme coordinator for Accelerator Lab 8.7, in conjunction with the commemoration of the International Migrants Day. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 20 December.

  7. 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.

  8. ILO highlights intervention models on building sustainable local communities through cooperatives

    15 December 2021

    The ILO presented its experiences of working with cooperatives on child labour in global supply chains and forced displacement contexts during the 33rd World Cooperative Congress.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.