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.
Increasing the potential of BLAs improves the governance of labour migration, promotes and protects the rights of migrant workers, and enhances migration and development linkages . This course aims to reinforce the negotiation skills and techniques of officials involved in the adoption and follow-up of bilateral and/or multilateral agreements.
The course is designed for stakeholders involved in the negotiation of bilateral and regional agreements/MoUs and migration issues, in particular officials dealing with migration policy and/or international relations; policy-planners involved in the conclusion of bilateral labour agreements; practitioners from public institutions and ministries dealing with migration policies and/or international relations; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations.