Publications on labour migration

January 2023

  1. Publication

    MAPPING REPORT: Labour Migration in East Africa

    30 January 2023

    This synthesis report provides a snapshot of (labour) migration governance in East Africa and, in particular, highlights how employers’ organizations seek to shape labour migration policy at the regional and national level.

  2. Publication

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice in Uganda

    27 January 2023

    This report aims to provide an understanding of the current policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and practice in Uganda in relation to the access of refugees to the labour markets, employment, livelihood and training opportunities, including self-employment and business development, the rights at work, including social protection and freedom of association.

December 2022

  1. ILO Brief

    Promoting better media reporting relating to returning Nigerian migrant workers

    22 December 2022

    This information brief was developed by the FAIRWAY Programme of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and covers key findings and recommendations from a media monitoring study, looking at the coverage of Nigerian returning migrants over the period of May 2020 - February 2021.

  2. Publication

    Decent work in forced displacement - Newsletter No.9

    21 December 2022

    This is the ninth edition of the ILO PROSPECTS newsletter covering key initiatives and achievements of the programme for the period of September 2022 to December 2022.

  3. Migrant women's groups

    Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    16 December 2022

    The Lessons Learned outlined in this paper draw attention to reflections and good practices from the experiences of building of migrant women’s groups and networks in both countries of origin and destination.

  4. Publication

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice in Kenya

    16 December 2022

    This report aims to provide an understanding of the current policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and practice in Kenya in relation to the access of refugees to the labour markets, employment, livelihood and training opportunities, including self-employment and business development, the rights at work, including social protection and freedom of association.

  5. Publication

    Achieving fair and ethical recruitment: Improving regulation and enforcement in the ASEAN region

    15 December 2022

    This report focuses on the efforts of ASEAN Member States to foster fair and ethical recruitment. It maps the laws and regulations, and moreover, the enforcement mechanisms States have employed, and reviews evidence of the results achieved.

  6. Policy brief

    Access of refugees to the labour market in Sudan: Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice

    14 December 2022

  7. Infographic

    Facilitating Journeys: The role of intermediaries in labour migration process from Nepal

    13 December 2022

    What happens after the decision to migrate for work has been made? What steps do prospective migrants take, where do they obtain information and what services do they seek? This infographic is based on qualitative research amongst migrant workers that examines the wide range of intermediaries that workers encounter in their migration journey.

  8. Publication

    The role of employer and business membership organizations in promoting the labour market integration of refugees

    13 December 2022

    Good practices from Colombia, Germany, Türkiye and Uganda