Excerpt from International Emigration Commission; Geneva, August 1921: Report of the Commission I have the hour to make the following Report in the name of the International Emigration Commission, which was set up by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office in accordance with a decision taken by the General Labour Conference during its meeting in 1919 at Washington. The Commission sat at Geneva, at the International Labour Office, from 2nd to 11th August, 1921. It held fourteen meetings, the minutes of which are attached to this report. During these sittings the following resolutions were passed: - Statistics. 1. Each Member shall communicate to the International Labour Office, at intervals as short as possible and t exceeding three months: - All available information, legislative, statistical, or otherwise, concerning emigration, immigration, the repatriation and transit of emigrants, including reports on measures taken or contemplated in respect of these questions. Whenever practicable, the information referred to above shall be made available for such communication t later than three months after the end of the period to which it relates. 2. That the Director of the International Labour Office be requested to consult the statistical departments of Members with a view to proposing the form of a suitable schedule to be submitted to the 1922 Conference. International Co-ordination of measures for the protection of emigrants. 3. The Commission requests the Governing Body of the International Labour Office to take all measures necessary to ensure that the Technical Emigration Section, assisted, if necessary, by a few experts, shall investigate the question of international co-ordination of legislation affecting emigration. Employment of Emigrants. 4. Each Member should undertake to place at the disposal of emigrants and immigrants the services of its public employment exchange systems in addition to the special services which may exist for the purpose of assisting them in Seeking employment. 5. For this purpose it would be desirable that permanent relations should be established between public employment exchanges and the public services of emigration or of immigration or of both were they exist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.