German Government and IOM partnership to strengthen business capacity on labour migration and responsible business conduct in Viet Nam
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – On March 30th 2021, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Viet Nam signed an agreement to implement a new project in Viet Nam “Enhancing Business Capacity to...
The project aims to target roughly 3,000 migrant workers and vocational students in Ho Chi Minh city, Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces.
Joint UN Programme To Support Collaboration and Effective Labour Migration Governance Launched on Eve of International Migrants Day
Colombo, New Delhi and Bangkok – With the ultimate goal to ensure that labour migration is safe, orderly and regular for all women and men from Colombo Process Member States, three UN agencies today launched the Governance of Labour Migration in South and South-East Asia (GOALS...
Leveraging technology to strengthen migrant worker protection: Lessons learned from the MFA-IOM webinar
Ho Chi Minh City - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) organized a webinar on Access to Technology and Fair Recruitment on 28...
The events of 2020 reaffirmed how important the contributions of migrant workers are to communities and economies around the globe.
IOM and the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry Hold Webinar to Guide Malaysian Businesses through Forced Labour Frameworks
KUALA LUMPUR, December 17, 2020 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) jointly hosted the webinar “Forced Labour: The US, UK and Australian Perspective”.
Mumbai – Thirty-eight Indian private recruitment agencies recently received Introductory Training on the International Recruitment Integrity System (IRIS) certification to promote ethical recruitment practices.
IOM and the Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Partner to Promote Ethical Recruitment of Migrant Workers in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, November 2, 2020 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) Foundation have partnered to promote safe migration for workers in Malaysia through the transformation towards ethical and fair recruitment and labour practices in...
International Organization for Migration, FORUM-ASIA, Community Resources Centre, and International Commission of Jurists Co-host Consultations on Thailand’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
Bangkok – On 12 and 13 November, civil society representatives discussed the implementation of Thailand’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights and presented their recommendations to UN agencies, embassies, and the Ministry of Justice of the Royal Thai Government.
Bangkok – This month (October) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and IKEA completed a ten-month project to put safeguards in place to protect migrant workers employed by their suppliers in Thailand.