Publications on labour migration

June 2023

  1. Publication

    Extending social protection to migrant workers in the Arab region

    07 June 2023

    An analysis of existing barriers and good practices in light of international social security standards. This research paper aims to examine barriers to the social security of migrant workers in the Arab region, identify current practices and chart possible avenue for progressive reform.

  2. Labour migration

    Migrant workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining

    01 June 2023

    Freedom of association and collective bargaining (FACB) are fundamental rights of universal scope that should apply to all workers – including migrant workers. The new ILO Report describes the special challenges migrants face in enjoying these rights, clarifies the expectations from international instruments, supports efforts to fine-tune laws and regulations, and provides advice on how to overcome common practical obstacles to the full enjoyment of FACB’s rights by migrant workers.

  3. Labour migration

    Executive summary: migrant workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining

    01 June 2023

    This executive summary outlines the key findings of the report on migrant workers’ rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

May 2023

  1. Publication

    Students’ Book: Basic English for Workplace Communication

    30 May 2023

    This publication highlights Ethiopia's growing population and economy, which has resulted in high demand for employment opportunities.

  2. Global Synthesis Report

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and practice

    22 May 2023

    A baseline study on the right to work and rights at work for refugees - Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Uganda, Sudan

  3. Publication

    Guidelines on labour market reintegration upon return in origin countries

    17 May 2023

    The process of reintegration into the labour market is complex and dynamic, requiring labour market opportunities, infrastructure, enabling policies, financial and non -financial services, access to assets, education, and healthcare. These guidelines target ILO constituents, development practitioners and other other stakeholders, to provide support and policy in indications for the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective labour market reintegration policies and measures, targeting return migrant workers and former refugees, upon return in their origin countries.

  4. Publication

    The humanitarian development nexus in action: A review and mapping of market-led approaches in forced displacement contexts

    16 May 2023

    This report provides insights and lessons learned on the implementation of market-based approaches in displacement contexts.

  5. Publication

    Social Finance Brief: RUFI's journey in serving refugees and host communities in South Sudan and Uganda

    12 May 2023

    In this brief, focussing on “Making Finance Work for Refugees”, Social Finance documents the experience of the Rural Finance Initiative (RUFI) in South Sudan and Uganda. RUFI aims to provide financial services to rural entrepreneurs to improve their living standards. This Social Finance Brief covers RUFI's operations in the context of displacement from South Sudan to Uganda.

  6. Meeting document

    Summary - The Impact of Climate Change on Labour Migration

    10 May 2023

  7. News in Brief May 2023

    Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) in Afghanistan

    01 May 2023

    The Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) Afghanistan News Brief is to share news and information on EIIP Afghanistan project's activities.