Policy brief on policies related to migrants and unemployment in times of crisis

The purpose of this policy brief is to explain influence of misperceptions during times of economic crisis, on public discourse on migration and employment and recommend laws, policies and practices to overcome these misperceptions.

During times of economic crisis, public discourse on migration and employment tends to be influenced by several misperceptions. This is a list of the 10 most common misperceptions. This list highlights facts, recommended laws, policies and practices, drawing on the ILO’s Work in Freedom Programme. It was presented at the Kafala Reform Workshop on 11 March 2020 at Beirut, Lebanon by Mr Igor Bosc, CTA, Work in freedom Programme to the Minister of Labour and participants.