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UN labor agency backs Qatar reforms on migrant worker rights

The United Nations labour agency ended a potential investigation of Qatar after the 2022 World Cup host pledged to protect the rights of migrant workers.

The International Labour Organisation said it closed a formal complaint procedure “concerning non-observance by Qatar of the Forced Labour Convention”.

Qatari labour minister Issa bin Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi told the ILO Governing Body meeting that his government is “mindful to protect all migrant workers, including domestic workers”.

Read full article on The Independent, November 8, 2017