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Max Tuñón, Labour Migration Specialist, explains why migration for work can prove to be a win-win for both origin and destination countries.
ILO Global Webinar “The many faces of women and men migrant workers: How do we tackle the immediate crisis and build the future we want for labour migration in a post-COVID-19 world?” took place on Friday 26 June, with participation from government, workers’ and employers’ organizations.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on millions of migrant workers around the world, says the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, many of whom lack any access to social protection or economic support of any kind.
Migrant workers are particularly affected by the economic and social crisis, which has put many jobs and businesses under threat, says Roberto Suarez Santos, Secretary-General of the International Organization of Employers (IOE).
Philip Martin, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis, is talking to GMDAC about recruitment costs of migrant workers.
It has never been more important to focus on the rights of labour migrants than during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation.
To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour.
Address by Michael Clemens to representatives of 117 countries at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, October 12, 2017, at the 6th Informal Thematic Consultation for the Global Compact on Migration. Panel hosted by Tunisia and Germany.
The Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39 African countries.
Video message by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on International Migrants Day (18 December 2019).
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We often think that poverty is the main driver of migration, that most of the world’s poor would leave their homes for a life elsewhere.
Many fear that climate change will bring much of the world’s poor to the shores of Europe. As seas rise and resources become scarce, the wealthier and better-prepared states will be overrun, according to this narrative.

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