16 min

S08E15 Sophia Kagan on Technology for Responsible Recruitment Voices - Conversations on Business and Human Rights from Around the World

    • Society & Culture

Digital platforms for migration can be a great tool for promoting transparency of recruitment processes for migrant workers and businesses trying to recruit workforce. They may also encourage improved government oversight of recruitment in countries of origin and destination.

In this episode of Voices Sophia Kagan, ILO Chief Technical Adviser on Fair Migration in the Middle East, talks to Neill Wilkins, IHRB Head of Migrant Workers Programme, about a new ILO report on government developed digital recruitment platforms. They discussed the opportunities and challenges of technology for promoting the wellbeing of migrant workers.

JUMP-TOP POINTS:
(1:18) The trigger for the paper
(3:25) Examples of digital platforms for the inclusion of migrant workers: EPS in Korea & eMigrate in India.
(6:35) The need for collaboration from technology and the political will
(11:00) How easy is it for migrant workers to access the digital tool?
(13:50) The future impact of technology for the inclusion of migrant workers

Digital platforms for migration can be a great tool for promoting transparency of recruitment processes for migrant workers and businesses trying to recruit workforce. They may also encourage improved government oversight of recruitment in countries of origin and destination.

In this episode of Voices Sophia Kagan, ILO Chief Technical Adviser on Fair Migration in the Middle East, talks to Neill Wilkins, IHRB Head of Migrant Workers Programme, about a new ILO report on government developed digital recruitment platforms. They discussed the opportunities and challenges of technology for promoting the wellbeing of migrant workers.

JUMP-TOP POINTS:
(1:18) The trigger for the paper
(3:25) Examples of digital platforms for the inclusion of migrant workers: EPS in Korea & eMigrate in India.
(6:35) The need for collaboration from technology and the political will
(11:00) How easy is it for migrant workers to access the digital tool?
(13:50) The future impact of technology for the inclusion of migrant workers

16 min

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