27 February 2024
Lack of access to information on migration has made migrant fishers vulnerable to exploitation. The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the Indonesian Migrant Worker Union (SBMI) have set up a Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) to better protect Indonesian migrant fishers.
Local authorities at district and village levels play a key role in protecting migrant fishing boat crews from forced labour at sea
07 February 2024
The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme, in collaboration with its trade union partner, builds the capacity of local authorities of Pemalang district, known for its fishing industry, to better protect their migrant fishers through a Migrant Worker Resource Centre.
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15 January 2024
To support more efficient policies and interventions that better protect Indonesian fishers from forced labour, the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) conducts a joint survey on fishers’ working conditions in Indonesia.
18 December 2023
An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.
14 December 2023
The winning entries are examples of balanced and ethical reporting on migrant workers and labour migration that also help to address stereotypes and misconceptions.
ILO publishes handbook to assess the realization of the five fundamental principles and rights at work in the workplace
04 December 2023
The ILO developed a research methodology that, for the first time, addresses under a combined framework the five fundamental principles and rights at work
04 December 2023
The ILO participated extensively in the 12th United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, held from 27 to 29 November 2023 under the theme 'Looking at the past, anticipating the future'.
09 November 2023
The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme supports the effort to strengthen joint labour inspection system in fishing sector between the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF).
31 October 2023
The ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab supports the Ghana Maritime Authority in strategic compliance of fishing vessels with provisions of C188 linked to forced labour