Photos and videos on labour migration

January 2022

  1. Breaking Stereotypes

    10 January 2022

    Rural women in Kyrgyzstan are successfully developing their own businesses at home instead of migrating abroad.

December 2021

  1. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder's message on International Migrants Day 2021

    18 December 2021

  2. The role of cooperatives in forced displacement

    16 December 2021

    This video captures the contribution of cooperatives in the forced displacement contexts to improve livelihoods of both host communities and refugees. It brings together evidences from the field and summarises application of cooperatives' experiential learnings within PROSPECTS Partnership. It shares examples of cooperative contributions to livelihoods of host and refugee communities in Jordan, Uganda and Turkey.

  3. We help migrant domestic workers overcome the pandemic

    15 December 2021

    ILO Senior Labour Migration Specialist, Gloria Moreno-Fontes, speaks from Pretoria about the Southern Africa Migration Management (SAMM) Project, which aims to improve migration management in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the ILO in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

  4. Media-friendly glossary on migration - Nepal edition

    03 December 2021

    The Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) was established in 2015 as a joint operation by the ILO’s Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch (FUNDAMENTALS) and the Labour Migration Branch (MIGRANT). The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

November 2021

  1. ILO and cooperatives raise awareness, promote labour rights on farms in Jordan

    24 November 2021

    The ILO and a number of agricultural cooperatives are working together to ensure that workers are well informed of their rights and responsibilities at work through awareness raising sessions held on farms.

  2. Out of the fields and into the classroom

    23 November 2021

    Senior Programme Officer in Turkey, Nejat Kocabay, explains how four ILO projects are helping to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in seasonal agriculture in Turkey, including hazelnut harvesting. The projects, targeting seasonal agricultural workers, are being implemented in collaboration with the EU, Dutch and Turkish governments, Ferrero and CAOBISCO – The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe.

  3. Social protection for migrant workers, refugees and their families

    08 November 2021

    4.1 billion individuals worldwide have no access to social protection. This includes millions of migrant workers, refugees, and their families. They face legal and practical challenges to access social protection. Many options exist to secure and maintain social security rights across borders and address the protection gaps, inequalities and discrimination evidenced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 2021

  1. The Hiring Challenge: A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021

    The Hiring Challenge, a new ILO's online game, is designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong.

  2. Statements on Fair Recruitment

    04 October 2021