ILO global media competition on labour migration: Deadline for submissions!

During the competition which has started on 31 July 2017 and closes on 27 October 2017, professional journalists are invited to submit exemplary articles and media productions on labour migration.


The ILO launches the 2017 global media competition on labour migration to encourage quality reporting in this field. Professional journalists are invited to submit a maximum of two entries, a written article and a media production, addressing one of the following 2 thematic areas: (i) Labour migration aspects (migrant workers’ contribution to the social and economic development of countries of origin and destination, the protection of their labour rights, the recognition of their skills, their labour market integration, their social protection, migrant workers in an irregular situation, their working conditions (particularly their wages, working time and occupational safety and health, migrant workers in the informal economy, their trade union rights, forced labour, child labour, and trafficking situations); or (ii) Fair recruitment of migrant workers. A total of four winners (one per category, per thematic area) will receive $1,000 USD each. Winning entries will be featured on ILO website and widely promoted as an example of good journalism.


To enter the competition, please fill in the online entry form  before 27 October 2017 

More information

Please visit the website of the International Labour Organization for detailed information on this competition, including requirements and judgement criteria.

Publication Date: Tue 22 Aug 2017
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