ILO launches global media competition on labour migration

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched its fifth annual Global Media Competition, themed “fair recruitment and the future of labour migration”, aiming to recognise exemplary media coverage of the issue.

For the first time, the competition has a student prize category with a fellowship, according to the ILO office in Vietnam.

The competition aims to promote quality reporting on labour migration issues, as balanced and ethical reporting can play an important role in addressing stereotypes and misconceptions, and in highlighting the positive contributions migrant workers make in their home and destination countries.

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