migrant workers

Millions more migrant workers, means countries lose ‘most productive part’ of workforce

A new study launched on Wednesday by the International Labour Organization (ILO) reveals that the number of migrant workers has jumped by millions, leaving some countries without “the most productive part of their workforce.”

News in Brief 24 January 2018

  • UN chief “appalled and deeply saddened” by attack on Save the Children
  • Iraqis urged to “seize the opportunity” of peace
  • Little evidence that migrants cost more than they make: ILO
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Migrants are “the ultimate agents” of development worldwide

Migrants and refugees need to be seen as the “ultimate agents” of development across the world, said the head of the UN migration agency (IOM) on Wednesday.

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News in Brief 25 July 2017 (AM) – Geneva

One in two African children on the move do not want to go to Europe: UNICEF

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UN and Africa: focus on DRC, South Sudan refugee settlements and migrant workers' remittances

MONUSCO “working very closely” with DRC generals on civilian protection

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World "struggling" for migration solution, says ILO chief

The international community is “struggling for responses” to the global migrant workers crisis and needs to find a solution quickly, the UN’s labour agency chief said Monday.

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