Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world
Digital technology platforms are proliferating, particularly as more countries move processes online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These platforms, if well-designed and implemented, have the potential to play a key role in supporting fair and ethical recruitment, particularly in promoting institutional transparency, efficiency, reduced cost of recruitment, and government oversight.
Under the auspices of the United Nations Network on Migration, this webinar will discuss opportunities for digital technology platforms to support the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in the lead-up to the first International Migration Review Forum in 2022. Discussions will include opportunities for digital technology platforms to support implementation of the including in advocating for fair and ethical recruitment and safeguarding conditions that ensure decent work for all (GCM Objective #6) as well as introducing technology to simplify and strengthen migration procedures to avoid unnecessary delays and expenses (part of GCM Objective #12).