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Press release from Ministry of Justice

Press invitation: Ethical recruitment of migrant workers


On Tuesday, 3 November, the Government is holding a seminar on ethical recruitment of migrant workers, in co-operation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The seminar will take place at the Government offices Rosenbad, in Stockholm.

The seminar revolves around IOM’s new initiative – International Recruitment Integrity System (IRIS) – aimed at helping companies to sustainable and ethical recruitment policies for migrant workers. The Swedish Government supports IOM’s development of IRIS as a part of its agenda to counteract exploitation of foreign workers.

Opening speeches will be given by Director General of the IOM, Mr William Lacy Swing and by Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration Mr Morgan Johansson. The seminar will be attended by a number of companies, trade unions and NGOs. To attend the seminar, a registration email to Press Secretary Jonatan Holst, is mandatory, se email link below.

The programme for the seminar, at the website of Arena Idé

UPDATE: The previously announced press conference with William Lacy Swing and Morgan Johansson is cancelled.

The seminar and the press conference will be in English.


Jonatan Holst
Press Secretary to Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00