News and statements on labour migration
Ukrainian manufacturing continues despite the war: How the Employers help their members to find new markets in the EU
22 February 2023
With ILO assistance, the Federation of Employers of Ukraine supports members to seek new business partners and markets by facilitating networking between Ukrainian and EU companies.
“Professional Education Online” – a new and innovative digital platform to sustain TVET education in Ukraine
21 February 2023
Ukraine strives to maintain access to technical vocational education and training during the war with ILO’s commitment and support. A new online platform assists 225,000 TVET students in keeping up with their studies.
Humanitarian aid for Ukrainians sourced from Ukrainian companies
20 February 2023
With ILO support, the Federation of Ukrainian Employers engages local businesses in the production of humanitarian aid packages thus preserving jobs, generating income and boosting confidence in the future of Ukrainians.
A new private sector working group to promote decent work and sustainable growth in Indonesia’s fishing industry
14 February 2023
Supported by the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund, employers’ organisations and their members’ fishing companies, form a working group to address existing labour challenges and promote decent work.
“It was my dream to have a family business and I am happy to have fulfilled it”
09 February 2023
A Syrian refugee in Egypt credits ILO’s business development programmes for providing her with courage to come over challenges and restart her business.
Parallel Session F.4 at the International Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS) 2023: Measuring SDG 10.7.1 on migrant recruitment costs: Recent advances and way forward
07 February 2023
The session, organized by ILO with support from WB KNOMAD, showcased recent achievements to promote measurement of SDG 10.7.1 on migrant workers’ paid recruitment costs and reflected on the lessons learned and way forward
New ILO initiative to help protect migrant worker wages in Malaysia
03 February 2023
Wage protections for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia a key focus of new phase of the International Labour Organization’s Migrant Workers Empowerment and Advocacy project.
Brighter light and higher hopes: Solar energy systems keep technical schools running in Lebanon
10 January 2023
The ILO provided a number of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools with solar systems in Lebanon to keep their doors open and trained their students on solar panel installation and maintenance to build their skills and help them find job opportunities amid the country’s multifaceted crisis.
How dialogue can help address challenges to informality for refugees and host communities in Kenya
05 January 2023
Following the release of an assessment report by ILO PROSPECTS, government, employers and informal workers representatives agree on strategies to support the transition to formality, advance inclusive economic development and sustainable livelihoods.
Protection of Indonesian migrant workers should be included in the upcoming national development plan
27 December 2022
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the two-day public dialogues to improve services and protection of Indonesian migrant workers. including Indonesian migrant fishers.