FAIR programme news

  1. Migration and decent work

    ILO, UFPCI and PCSM-CI raise awareness of the need for voluntary and well-prepared migration of young footballers in Côte d'Ivoire

    15 February 2024

    The International Labor Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Union des Footballeurs Professionnels de Côte d'Ivoire (UFPCI) and the Plateforme des Centrales Syndicales sur la Migration en Côte d'Ivoire (PCSM-CI), is continuing its campaign to raise awareness among young footballers in Côte d'Ivoire of the importance of voluntary and well-prepared migration.

  2. International Migrants Day

    Winners of 2023 ILO Global Media Competition on Labour Migration announced

    14 December 2023

    The winning entries are examples of balanced and ethical reporting on migrant workers and labour migration that also help to address stereotypes and misconceptions.

  3. Fair recruitment

    Inaugural FAIR III Project Advisory Board Meeting Sets Course for Fair Recruitment in Ghana

    07 December 2023

    On 6 December 2023, Phase III of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) held its inaugural Project Advisory Board (PAB) Meeting in Accra, Ghana. Chaired by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, the meeting saw the validation of the PAB's Terms of Reference and the approval of the project's comprehensive workplan.

  4. Fair recruitment

    Launch of FAIR III Programme Promoting Fair Recruitment in Ghana

    05 October 2023

  5. Fair recruitment

    ILO hosts training for editors of multilingual online journal reporting on labour and human rights issues

    24 September 2023

    FAIR III project organized a training workshop to strengthen capacities of journalists and editors and improve reporting on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  6. Campaign

    Drogba warns about African footballers’ dreams that turn into nightmares

    05 July 2023

    Ivorian football star, Didier Drogba, has warned young, aspiring African footballers about the dangers of exploitation and human trafficking – part of a campaign run by the ILO, the International Federation of Professional Footballers’ Associations (FIFPRO) and the Didier Drogba Foundation. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks facing young footballers hoping to realize their dreams of playing in the big leagues abroad.

  7. News

    Agreement to increase inclusion of labour rights in business school education

    05 December 2022

    A Memorandum of Understanding to increase the inclusion of labour rights issues in business education has been signed by the ILO, the Global Business School Network and the Geneva School of Economics and Management of the University of Geneva.

  8. Sport and migration

    Didier Drogba, ILO and FIFPRO raise awareness among young football players of the risks of emigration

    24 October 2022

    A look back at the launch of the campaign to raise awareness among young Ivorian football players of the risks of ill-prepared emigration. The campaign is being run jointly by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Didier Drogba and his Foundation, the International Federation of Professional Footballers' Associations (FIFPRO), and former Ivorian international footballers.

  9. Fair Recruitment

    The ILO launches a new phase of the Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment

    13 September 2022

    With the support of the Swiss Development Cooperation and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the third and final phase of the FAIR programme runs from August 2022 to July 2025.

  10. News

    A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

    11 October 2021

    ILO launches the Hiring Challenge, a new online game designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong, China.