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Family ties: Immigrants will send almost €630bn home this year, a multiple of global aid spending

Business World, Global, 4 January 2019 - Migrant workers who have moved to the developed world for jobs will send almost half-a-trillion euro home to low- and middle-income nations this year, according to the World Bank.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jan 11, 2019 06:38 PM |
How Blockchain could stop migrant worker exploitation

Coin Gape, Global, 4 January 2019 - Migration from one country to another to seek out a better, more dignified life for oneself, or one’s family is one of the most prevalent human pursuits of our time. The world is experiencing a dramatic increase in legal overseas migration for work, and there are currently 250 million migrant workers coming from developing countries to work in developed ones. Annual cross-border remittances have risen to more than US$600 billion.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jan 11, 2019 06:34 PM |
Loyalty awards for Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait

MENAFN, Kuwait, 3 January 2019 - Three long-serving Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait have received awards from a migrant workers' group for their dedication and loyalty to their work. The awards were presented at a Christmas party for migrant workers organized by the Filipino Clients Relations Officers (FILCRO). The prizes went to three domestic workers, Aisha Husain, Cathy Hadcan and Zenaida Ramos, The Kuwait Times reported.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jan 11, 2019 06:26 PM |
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Prioritized policy and action areas defined in the Bali Declaration (2018 update) - Part 3

This series of Policy Briefs aim to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Bali Declaration adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work.

Posted by Ying Yang at Dec 19, 2018 12:00 AM |
Prioritized policy and action areas defined in the Bali Declaration (2018 update) - Part 2

This series of Policy Briefs aim to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Bali Declaration adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work.

Posted by Ying Yang at Dec 19, 2018 12:00 AM |
Prioritized policy and action areas defined in the Bali Declaration (2018 update) - Part 1

This series of Policy Briefs aim to focus attention on the priorities for policies and actions at national level and by the ILO as defined in the Bali Declaration adopted at the 16th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO. The Declaration serves as a call to action for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations in the region to do more to promote inclusive growth, social justice and decent work.

Posted by Ying Yang at Dec 19, 2018 12:00 AM |
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