Publications on labour migration

October 2021

  1. Publication

    Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    14 October 2021

    Climate change has been identified as the single greatest risk for achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals. In South Asia, the world of work can be affected by various aspects of climate change including extreme heat, flooding or drought, or that can cause a rise in water-borne diseases, dengue or malaria, or bring pests that damage crops, among other disasters. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the risks to the world of work have been magnified in both rural and urban areas, particularly in the informal economy.

  2. Publication

    Assessment of Public Employment Services and Active Labor Market Policies in Kenya

    12 October 2021

    In the context of the PROSPECTS programme on forced displacement, the ILO and the National Employment Authority (NEA) in Kenya commissioned a comprehensive rapid assessment to determine the feasibility, nature and scope of employment service strengthening and modernization particularly in the major refugee-hosting counties of Garissa and Turkana.

  3. Publication

    Addressing child labour among forcibly displaced and host communities in East Darfur and West Kordofan States, Sudan

    11 October 2021

    A new ILO assessment involving more than 1,100 households in-depth interviews with key stakeholders and host community members in Khartoum, East Darfur and West Kordofan, has collected evidence on the magnitude of child labour among forcibly displaced and host communities. It also highlights the main factors that push children into child labour, and sets out recommendations on how to decrease, eliminate and prevent child labour.

  4. Publication

    High-level independent evaluation of ILO’s strategy and action for promoting fair and effectives labour migration policies, 2016-20

    07 October 2021

    The official web version is forthcoming

September 2021

  1. Fair recruitment

    Locked down and in limbo: The global impact of COVID-19 on migrant worker rights and recruitment

    30 September 2021

    This report provides a global overview of the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers – with a focus on recruitment – drawing on rapid assessments conducted by the ILO in early-mid 2020.

  2. Publication

    Global Skills Partnership on Migration Flyer

    29 September 2021

    The Global Skills Partnership on Migration (GSPM) is an initiative between ILO, IOM, UNESCO, IOE and ITUC to join forces and mobilise expertise for the development and recognition of skills of migrant workers. It supports governments, employers and workers as well as their organisations, educational institutions and training providers, and other stakeholders to rethink migration in a way that is of mutual benefit to all stakeholders; principally migrant workers, including those who return (with a particular focus on women and youth), employers in need of skilled workforce, as well as the countries of origin and destination.

  3. Publication

    Mapping of the national social protection system in Ethiopia, including social health protection

    28 September 2021

    The mapping of the national social protection system in Ethiopia, including social health insurance, is carried out as part of a joint technical study by the International Labour Organization and partner United Nations agencies.

  4. Kenya

    Call for proposals from financial services providers to access technical assistance to extend financial services to refugees and host communities in Kenya

    16 September 2021

  5. Uganda

    Call for proposals from financial services providers to access technical assistance to extend financial services to refugees and host communities in Uganda

    16 September 2021

  6. Publication

    Rapid assessment of livestock markets in Jigjiga, Ethiopia

    13 September 2021

    Building on a market assessment of refugee livelihoods conducted in 2018, this rapid follow-up assessment of the livestock sector in Jigjiga identified potential areas of market-based interventions to improve livelihoods of refugees and members of the host communities engaged in the sector.