News and statements on labour migration
Violence and harassment at work – an employers' guide
07 December 2022
A new publication offers practical advice to companies and employers to help them create appropriate policies and systems for issues related to violence and harassment in the workplace.
Violence and harassment at work has affected more than one in five people
05 December 2022
The first global survey on experiences of violence and harassment at work aims to bring a better understanding and awareness of an issue rooted in complex economic, social and cultural factors.
Strengthening cooperatives to address decent work deficits amongst host communities and refugees
04 December 2022
Under the PROSPECTS programme in Kenya, a 10-day training for 24 trainers was organized with the aim of increasing their capacity to work with cooperatives by using ILO cooperatives establishment and management tools.
I always wanted to set up a business, and employ other blind persons so they can make a living too
02 December 2022
Fifty-two-year-old Khabour Mohammed Ali runs a small home-based business in Dohuk selling knitted products. Khabour, who is visually impaired, has many talents- from teaching braille to making all types of handicrafts. Determined to expand her business, Khabour enrolled in ILO’s business and financial education programmes, and received a loan that will help her business grow
ILO-UNHCR policy dialogue examines access of host communities and forcibly displaced persons to Iraq’s labour market
02 December 2022
The event focused on ILO’s newly developed report which examines global and country level policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, practices and gaps shaping access to the labour market and proposes recommendations that support efforts to promote decent work for refugees, IDPs and host communities in Iraq.
ILO Director-General discusses bilateral cooperation with the European Commission
01 December 2022
During his first official visit to Brussels, the ILO Director-General met the Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, the Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, and the EU Commissioners for Jobs and Social Rights and for International Partnerships. They discussed ongoing work and the priorities ahead.
ILO, IGAD enhancing the capacity of labour attachés, consular officials to advance decent work & improve protection of migrant workers in the IGAD region
30 November 2022
ILO and IGAD secretariat provided a five-day training for Labour Attachés and consular officials of IGAD member states, namely Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda consulates in the middle east.
ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk
30 November 2022
Working directly with the Vocational Training Centre in Dohuk, the initiative will support young women and men in their transition to decent employment.
Host and refugee communities in West Kordofan, Sudan welcome a rehabilitated health centre and three water points
23 November 2022
How PROSPECTS Partnership helps build resilience of hosts and refugees communities in Lebanon
21 November 2022
Despite facing one of the worst socio-economic crisis in decades, Lebanon continues to host one of the highest number of refugee populations. The PROSPECTS Partnership supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands is providing education, employment and social protection support to build resilience and self-reliance of both hosts and refugees in the country.