This course qualifies for the ITCILO Diploma for Labour Migration Experts and Practitioners. Take the Academy on Labour Migration, three courses out of all eligible courses within a five year period, and complete a capstone project to become part of a global cadre of practitioners and experts with a recognised set of skills in labour migration policy.
The aim of the Labour Migration Academy is to provide advanced knowledge and enhance the capacity of key migration actors, so that they have a better understanding of labour migration challenges and opportunities in a changing political, economic and social context. The LMA covers a wide range of cross-cutting labour migration themes, such as migrant worker protection for both men and women, labour migration governance, and development.
This training course is intended for at the following groups: policy-planners and officials of governmental institutions and agencies involved in labour migration; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations handling labour migration matters; staff of NGOs and civil society organizations, and activists working with migrant workers at the grassroots level; representatives of diaspora and migrants' associations; staff of international development agencies and regional economic communities; researchers and academics working on labour migration issues; journalists and media workers.