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02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Access to labour markets for refugees

02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019

Access to labour markets for refugees

Access to labour markets for refugees

Objectives

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

  • understand and address key issues related to refugees’ access to labour markets, including gender-specific aspects;
  • understand the strategic importance of partnerships with national and international actors in addressing refugee situations;
  • define the terms of access to labour markets for refugees that also meet the needs of the local workforce;
  • understand the importance of addressing these issues through strengthening enabling environments for decent work and livelihoods for host communities that also benefit refugees and other forcibly displaced persons;
  • analyze and utilize the ILO’s international labour standards and tools to effectively protect refugees’ rights at work;
  • improve capacity for the effective recognition and development of refugees’ skills, including through Recognition of Prior Learning;
  • develop mechanisms to identify and address informality and support the transition of enterprises into the formal economy, including refugee-owned enterprises;
  • recognize the pivotal role of social dialogue and the meaningful engagement of trade unions and employers’ organizations in the protection of refugees’ rights and conditions at work;
  • gain insight into methods of improving occupational safety and health standards in the workplace to the benefit of nation and refugee workers;
  • apply the ILO’s decent work principles in policies and programmes that will benefit host and refugee communities. 

 

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