En el marco del Día Internacional de la Persona Migrante, la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM), la Secretaría de Bienestar Social de la Presidencia (SBS) y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT) presentaron el estudio Migración y Trabajo Infantil, en Guatemala ,con el objetivo de brindar un panorama más claro sobre las formas de trabajo y de las principales características de la niñez trabajadora migrante no acompañada, a fin de impulsar el diseño de medidas de política dirigidas a mejorar la atención y el acompañamiento en la reintegración de las y los …
Part 1. Child labour and the Sustainable Development Goals
“The message that we must act now to stop child labour once and for all has been affirmed by the Sustainable Development Goals. Acting together, it is within our means to make the future of work a future without child labour.”
Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General
Increased awareness of employer sponsorship is key to formalization of Syrian workers in Jordan
A recent survey of Syrians working in Jordan found that the majority want work permits, but say that their employers are currently unable or unwilling to sponsor them. Among Syrians currently working without work permits, 89 per cent said that they want a work permit. However, only 26 percent believe their employers would sponsor them.
The context and challenges
The Lebanese labour market is encountering significant challenges. In 2012, the national unemployment rate was estimated at 11 per cent, with jobseekers often unemployed for periods of up to one year. Unemployment rates are particularly high for women (18 per cent) and youth (34 per cent).
The labour market is also characterized by:
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The SEA Fisheries Project aims to reduce trafficking in fisheries, by strengthening coordination and increasing the efficiency and efficacy of the efforts already underway at the national and regional levels. Given the considerable array of actors and initiatives, a regional coordination body will be established and supported to build links between the key interventions and approaches, develop and implement joint strategies, and share information. The project will be regional in nature, with a particular focus on Thailand and Indonesia.