News and statements on labour migration

  1. ILO’s timely interventions assist small businesses in Uganda

    04 August 2022

    Business support grants and business management training from the ILO provided a new lease of life to some of the microenterprises in Uganda struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.

  2. 3 essential questions to Nataliia Slaviuk, Economist, Assistant Professor of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

    28 July 2022

    In the interview series with leading researchers and policy makers from Central and Eastern Europe, the ILO interviewed Nataliia Slaviuk, Economist and Assistant Professor of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Nataliia shares her views about the consequences of the war against Ukraine on employment, income, and migration.

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    Trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova use their properties to provide shelter for internally displaced persons and refugees

    28 July 2022

    With ILO support, trade unions in Ukraine and Moldova help internally displaced people and refugees arriving from Ukraine by providing food and shelter. Since the beginning of the hostilities, Ukrainian trade unions provided 505,000 bednights, while Moldovan trade unions arranged 28,500 bednights

  4. Ensuring the protection of Indonesian migrant workers through the integration of the Migrant Worker Resources Center (MRC) Services with the Gender-Responsive One-Roof Integrated Services (LTSA) in Blitar District

    25 July 2022

    The Ministry of Manpower, together with the Blitar District Government, the joint ILO-UN Women’s Safe and Fair Programme, the European Union, the Confederation of All Indonesian Labour Unions (KSBSI) and the Indonesian Women Coalition of East Java Region will launch the Gender-Responsive Information Center and One-Roof Integrated Services (Migrant Worker Resource Center /MRC) of Blitar District, East Java.

  5. How Trade Union members are supporting Ukrainians

    19 July 2022

    Since the onset of the Russian aggression and with ILO assistance, trade union members in the construction sector have multiplied initiatives to help the population.

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    From war to peace: A refugee’s journey to a new life with new skills

    13 July 2022

    Morshed Ali, 24 arrived in Turkey seven years ago after fleeing the war in Syria. He had to learn a new language, new skills and adapt to life in a foreign country. Yet he overcame the odds and graduated as an architect four years later.

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    War in Sri Lanka took everything but I made a new start

    06 July 2022

    Displaced by Sri Lanka’s civil war, Veronica Rosani Susilkumar is making a new life for herself and her family as a groundnut farmer.

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    Ukraine works: How Labour Inspectors are supporting employers and workers in Ukraine

    05 July 2022

    With the ILO assistance, the Ukrainian Labour Inspectorate is helping businesses to continue operating despite the hostilities.

  9. High-level Dialogue on the New Regional Framework on Climate Mobility concludes

    05 July 2022

    The regional dialogue was facilitated through the PCCMHS programme led by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO), Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). The joint-agency PCCMHS programme is funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the New Zealand Aid Programme.

  10. Labour intensive approaches promote social cohesion among host communities and refugees in Sudan

    01 July 2022

    A series of training on the Employment Intensive Investment Programmes (EIIP) approach carried out by the ILO with construction work contractors in Sudan is showing promising results with host and refugee community members finding new employment opportunities, as well as access to improved public infrastructure.