This self-learning course is composed of five modules, which tackle specific—yet interrelated—topics pertaining to fair recruitment.
Learn with interactive lessons, animated videos and training toolkits
This course is fully online, asynchronous and can be completed at your own pace
Complete the course requirements to get your Certificate of participation
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.
The 2021-2025 FRI Strategy (Phase II) will continue to be grounded in relevant international labour standards (ILS), global guidance, and social dialogue between governance institutions and actors of the labour market. The strategy is grounded in four pillars:
This self-guided course, developed under the framework of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative, has been designed in collaboration with the International Training Centre of the ILO. It represents a step forward to achieve the REFRAME Project objectives by producing and disseminating global knowledge and tools to inform policies and build capacities of relevant actors at different national, regional, and international levels.
The course is designed for:
With this online training, you will:
The course is composed of 5 training modules:
The first module aims to introduce the main concepts related to fair recruitment and the key features of the international recruitment landscape. In doing so, the module provides the necessary tools to tackle the other modules.
This module introduces the normative framework for fair recruitment, consisting principally of the General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, supplements legally binding treaties by unpacking the specific roles and responsibilities of the various actors implicated in the promotion of fair recruitment.
The modern recruitment landscape is constantly adapting in order to respond to rapidly changing labour market needs. In recent decades, it has been characterized by a rise in the prominence of private recruitment agencies. Governments, in their regulatory capacity, are required to determine the legal status and conditions for their operation.
The adoption in 1997 of the ILO Private Employment Agencies Convention (No. 181) reflected the acknowledgement of the growing role played by private recruitment agencies in matching workers with available jobs, and their potential to promote labour market efficiency. However, the Convention also recognizes the need for governments to regulate and monitor their activities.
In this module you will understand how employers, businesses and multi-stakeholder initiatives can support the transition to fair recruitment models. In the same line, you will become familiar with concepts and terminology on due diligence.
Participants will receive an ITCILO Certificate of Participation upon completion of course requirements (complete the post-knowledge assessment test with passing grade)
This free course is available on eCampus, the ITCILO's online learning platform.