The Himalayan 21 December 2018 Owing to its reputation of being a safe and reliable destination for migrant workers, the government has started formal negotiations with Japan to supply Nepali workers. Earlier, the Japanese government had formally announce
Malta Today | 21 December 2018 Nationals from the Philippines who are interested in seeking work in Malta are being warned against unauthorised recruitment practices on the island. In two advisories issued in September and November by the Philippine Embas
Inquirer | 19 December 2018 SEOUL — South Korea will accept 56,000 foreign workers under the Employment Permit System in 2019, the same number as this year, in a bid to relieve a labor shortage in the country. The government decided on the job quotas Tu
Open Society Foundations: Sarah Paoletti, Eleanor Taylor-Nicholson, Bandita Sijapati, Bassina Farbenblum EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Every month, nearly 16,000 Nepalis travel to the Gulf States for temporary work, and thousands more go to other countries in the Mi
Ray Jureidini, Qatar Foundation, 2014 This report examines foreign labour recruitment into Qatar. The report is based on a study conducted to ascertain the financial and procedural circumstances that give rise to basic human rights violations during labou
Institute for Human Rights & Business, September 2013 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Human trafficking and forced labour are huge problems on a global scale. An estimated 20.9 million men, women and children worldwide are in forced labour at any one time with 90%
2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment
The 4th Global Media Competition on Labour Migration focuses on labour migration and the fair recruitment of migrant workers. The 2018 media competition will be contributing to the UN TOGETHER campaign (https://together.un.org/) which has the purpose of encouraging global action in promoting non-discrimination and addressing the problem of rising xenophobia against refugees and migrants.