Publications on labour migration
Supporting entrepreneurial pathways for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and host community members in Iraq
02 June 2023
Within its broader efforts to expand access to finance in Iraq, particularly for Internally Displaced Persons and refugees, the ILO under the PROSPECTS partnership, has been active in supporting entrepreneurial pathways for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and host community members.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Summary - The Impact of Climate Change on Labour Migration
10 May 2023
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.
Guidance note: Wage protection for migrant workers
27 April 2023
Working time and wages are the working conditions that have the most direct and tangible effect on the everyday lives of workers and employers. Wages can determine job choice, the number of hours worked, and whether or not to migrate for employment. Adequate wages that ensure a fair share of the fruits of progress to all and standards for wage protection lie at the heart of the ILO’s mandate on social justice and the promotion of decent work.