Publications on labour migration

January 2022

  1. Publication

    Social Finance Brief: UGAFODE, microfinance deposit-taking institution in Uganda

    14 January 2022

    In this brief, focussing on “Making Finance Work for Refugees”, Social Finance documents the experience of UGAFODE in Uganda. UGAFODE aims to transform the economic and social lives of Ugandans through inclusive financial services. This Brief covers UGAFODE's experience in expanding their services to refugees.

December 2021

  1. Book

    The new world of work: Challenges and opportunities for social partners and labour institutions

    31 December 2021

    This book examines social dialogue and the role of social partners in the governance of the world of work in 34 European countries.

  2. Publication

    Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers in an Irregular Situation and Preventing Irregular Labour Migration: A Compendium

    23 December 2021

    The Compendium presents the situations that can lead migrant workers into irregularity, the rights of migrant workers in irregular situations, and the relevant international standards and good practice. It highlights laws, policies and practices that can help prevent irregular labour migration, and facilitate respect and promotion of the human rights of all migrant workers, regardless of status”. The Compendium is not intended to be exhaustive but is instead a living document that will be regularly updated with new examples and experiences. It seeks to encourage the sharing of good practices by states, social partners, and other actors concerned and to contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular migration.
    Some of the references will be further updated in early 2022

  3. Publication

    The state of horticulture in Lebanon

    21 December 2021

    This ILO PROSPECTS report summarizes results of a recently conducted baseline survey of horticulture farmers, workers and wholesalers in Lebanon’s Akkar and Baalbeck-Hermel regions. It serves as a baseline for ILO’s Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) component that seeks to unlock opportunities for decent job opportunities in Lebanon’s horticulture sector.

  4. Labour migration

    Seasonal worker schemes in the Pacific through the lens of international human rights and labour standards

    17 December 2021

    A summary report


    Recovery and labour migration in the post-pandemic future

    17 December 2021

    Thematic background paper for the 14th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

  6. Publication

    Practical Guide on Developing Labour Migration Polices

    16 December 2021

    This Guide is intended to provide practical and succinct guidance on the process to be undertaken by ILO constituents governments, workers’ organizations, employers’ organizations, in consultation with civil society organizations and other relevant partners, during the course of developing or revising a national labour migration strategy, policy and/or action plan.

  7. Publication

    Rapid integrated labour market assessment in Tigray regional state

    14 December 2021

  8. Publication

    Rapid integrated labour market assessment in Tigray, Ethiopia

    14 December 2021

    The report provides an assessment of the supply side (jobseekers and employees) and the demand side (enterprises and employers) in refugee-hosting communities in the Shire area in Tigray.

  9. Publication

    Use of digital technology in the recruitment of migrant workers

    13 December 2021

    This research report shows that digital technology can play a significant role in making safe labour migration and fair recruitment a reality. It also gives valuable recommendations for how to make this happen.