News and statements on labour migration

  1. ILO drives the inclusion of hosts and refugees in Ethiopia's digital economy

    02 February 2024

    The agreements signed between International Labour Organization and Ethiopian government authorities will promote employment and policy solutions for inclusion of hosts and refugees in country's expanding digital economy.

  2. Advancing social protection for migrant workers in the GCC countries: New ambition emerges from discussion at the Global Forum for Migration and Development Summit

    01 February 2024

    Officials, experts and partners participated in ILO-led conversation exploring pathways toward the progressive extension of social protection to migrant workers in the Gulf region.

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    Tens of thousands of women migrant workers are empowered by Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Integrated Services Centers

    30 January 2024

    The ILO supports the establishment of Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Integrated Service Center (LTSA-MRC) in four districts to advocate and empower tens of thousands of women migrant workers.

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    Essential contribution of Lao migrant workers recognized on International Migrants Day

    18 January 2024

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and International Labour Organization celebrate the important role of Lao migrant workers in advancing development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

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    Parjiyati, a former migrant worker who empowers others with key migration information

    15 January 2024

    As one of the network leaders at the Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC), Parjiyati dedicates herself to ensure safe and fair labour migration for others.

  6. ILO and BRIN kick off a joint survey on decent work in marine fishing in Indonesia

    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.

  7. ILO's Youth-to-Youth Fund to tackle youth unemployment in Ethiopia

    12 January 2024

    Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia participated in a competition to secure financial and technical support for their proposals to promote decent work and economic inclusion of young people from the host and refugee communities.

  8. Episode 2: Understanding Digital Risks: Protecting Displaced and Host Communities in the Digital Economy

    11 January 2024

  9. ILO joins forces with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Manpower to strengthen the protection of Indonesian migrant workers in destination countries

    10 January 2024

    The ILO supports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Manpower with the training manual and capacity building programme on labour consular services for better protection of Indonesian migrant workers.

  10. Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    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.