Events and training on labour migration

March 2023

  1. Labour migration and climate change

    The Impact of Climate Change on Labour Migration: Exchanging practices and exploring opportunities for sustainable development, decent work and a just labour market transition

    29 March 2023

    This event will be structured in two complementary panel sessions to better understand how labour migration can serve as an adaptive response to climate change and how skills anticipation and qualifications systems can support just transitions to green and blue economies.

January 2023

  1. Event

    Support the Government and PrEAs in Ethiopia to establish fair recruitment practices for overseas worker placement

    30 - 31 January 2023

    Strengthening the capacity of Ethiopian Overseas Private Employment Agencies (PrEAs).

December 2022

  1. ILO- ITUC Africa

    High level panel on Migrant workers' contribution to the development of the African continent

    19 December 2022

    As part of the commemoration of International Migrant Day 2022, the ILO, in collaboration with ITUC-Africa, organises a High-Level Panel to emphasise migration's contribution to development and to empower migrant workers.

November 2022

  1. Labour migration

    COP27: ILO events on labour migration and climate change

    7 - 18 November 2022

  2. Geneva Peace Week 2022

    Sustaining peace in practice: Breaking down the siloes between humanitarian, development, and peace actions

    3 November 2022

    The in-person workshop is organized by Interpeace in collaboration with the ILO, WHO, UNFPA, IOM, UNICEF and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. It includes speakers from ILO, UNICEF, FAO, and WHO.

  3. Geneva Peace Week 2022

    Promoting international labour standards and decent work for social justice, peace and resilience

    3 November 2022

    The in-person workshop is organized by the ILO in collaboration with the ITUC, IOE and the Geneva Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP).

October 2022

  1. Event

    Africa-Arab States fellowship for journalism students in labour migration reporting

    17 October - 15 December 2022

    The ILO FAIRWAY programme has conducted back-to-back activities in Uganda and Jordan for journalism students and recent graduates of four universities: Makerere University (Uganda), Uganda Christian University (Uganda), Yarmouk University (Jordan) and Middle East University (Jordan). These activities are the first part of a broader cross-border fellowship aimed at increasing the interest of journalism students in international labour mobility, enhancing their labour migration reporting skills, and fostering cross-border networks to report these stories along a corridor approach.

September 2022


    Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    29 - 30 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) holds the Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN on 29 and 30 September 2022. The meeting is supported by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the ILO's TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  2. Event

    Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Skills and Labour Market Transitions in Contexts of Fragility

    17 September 2022

    The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".

  3. Event

    ILO and UNHCR discuss further promoting decent work in the context of forced displacement

    6 September 2022

    Representatives from the MENA region reflect on partnership to promote decent work and ways to develop new phase of collaboration.