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24 April 2017 - 28 April 2017

Establishing fair recruitment processes

24 April 2017 - 28 April 2017

Establishing fair recruitment processes

Establishing fair recruitment processes
Deadline for application: 24 March 2017
English
A9010216
Turin Centre
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Course Information

24 April 2017 - 28 April 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010216

Deadline: 24 March 2017

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In 2014 the ILO launched the "Fair Recruitment Initiative" to help prevent human trafficking, protect the rights of workers (including migrant workers) from abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment and placement process, reduce the cost of labour migration and enhance development gains. This course aims to (1) foster the sharing of promising national and international recruitment practices that meet internationally recognized human rights and labour standards, (2) enhance understanding among key actors of how to strengthen regulatory and enforcement mechanisms designed to address abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, (3) promote the dissemination of fair business standards and practices and (4) of mechanisms for the empowerment and protection of workers.

Description

Description

In 2014 the ILO launched the "Fair Recruitment Initiative" to help prevent human trafficking, protect the rights of workers (including migrant workers) from abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment and placement process, reduce the cost of labour migration and enhance development gains. This course aims to (1) foster the sharing of promising national and international recruitment practices that meet internationally recognized human rights and labour standards, (2) enhance understanding among key actors of how to strengthen regulatory and enforcement mechanisms designed to address abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, (3) promote the dissemination of fair business standards and practices and (4) of mechanisms for the empowerment and protection of workers.

Target audience

Target audience

The course is designed for officials, policy-makers and practitioners of public institutions and ministries dealing with migration, trafficking and/or forced labour; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations; representatives of public and private employment agencies; staff of NGOs and civil society organizations; experts from international agencies and other key actors engaged in these issues.

Objectives

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the relevant international labour standards as well as the General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment; 
  • understand the economic determinants of informal/formal recruitment and measurement of recruitment costs
  • analyse alternative options to private employment agencies, including via public employment agencies, workers’ cooperatives and directly through accredited employers, with tripartite and bipartite supervision;
  • share good practices of laws, policies and enforcement mechanisms, including a compilation of regulatory and enforcement models that have demonstrated a measurable impact in reducing human trafficking and irregular migration;
  • understand the needs to protect the rights of workers, including migrant workers, from abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment and placement process;
  • provide some tools to help in the prevention of human trafficking and forced labour.

Content

Content

  • International binding and non-binding instruments promoting Fair recruitment (including the General principles and operational guidelines) 
  • Policies and enforcement to promote fair recruitment
  • Legislation to regulate recruitment, including licensing and monitoring mechanisms, complaints mechanism and effective access to remedies
  • The different recruitment processes including recruitment through private and public agencies and bilateral labour agreements
  • The impact of fair recruitment on the global supply chain
  • The nexus between unfair recruitment, trafficking and forced labour 
  • Recruitment and costs of labour migration
  • Fair Business practices 
  • The role of social dialogue in the recruitment processes

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

Tuition cost: 1580

Subsistence cost: 600

Total cost: 2180

 

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10127 Turin - Italy

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