Events & training on domestic work

  1. Launch of a Campaign for Ratification of the ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work in Ukraine

    Three main Trade Union Confederations of Ukraine reached an agreement to promote the ratification of the ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work. A strong political commitment to promote decent work for domestic and migrant domestic workers was a consequence of trade unions’ mobilization in a framework of the activities conducted by the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW).

  2. Workshop to Discuss Research Findings on Migrant Domestic Workers in Paraguay-Argentina corridor

    Representatives of workers’ organizations defined a platform for action in Argentina upon validation of baseline studies on migrant domestic workers in the Paraguay-Argentina corridor, conducted under the auspices of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW).

  3. National Action Planning Meeting of Indonesian Trade Unions

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) organized a National Action Planning Workshop for Indonesia TUs with an aim to promote decent work for migrant domestic workers through union-to-union cooperation.

  4. Workshop on the Status of Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families in Paraguay-Argentina Migration Corridor

    30 representatives of the government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, domestic workers’ organizations, academia and civil society organizations discussed research findings and policy implications of a study on migrant domestic workers’ rights in the Paraguay-Argentina, conducted under the auspices of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers (GAP-MDW).

  5. Workshop of the Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine on the Role of Trade Unions in the Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers

    Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine (TUESWU) organized a workshop on the Role of Trade Unions in the Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers the with an aim to discuss the challenges migrant domestic workers face and legal grounds of their protection, including the ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work.

  6. Training of Trainers on Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers for Trade Unions of Ukraine

    Trade Unions of Ukraine participated in a two-day ToT on decent working and living conditions for migrant domestic workers, developed by the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) with an aim to raise awareness on decent work deficits of migrant domestic workers and promote a better understanding of the contents of the ILO Convention 189 and its accompanying Recommendation 201.

  7. ITC-ILO Labour Academy Training course on Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    The International Training Centre of the ILO organized an inter-regional open course on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. The course was developed in light of the ILO Convention 189 and Recommendation 201, and included information and discussions on labour migration governance for domestic work.

  8. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families Steering Committee Meeting

    The purpose of the Steering Committee is to provide guidance and orientation to the work of the project management team in order to ensure the successful implementation of the Project.

  9. Planning Meetings on the Community of Practice Network for Domestic and Migrant Domestic Workers

    International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) conducted a series of visioning and planning workshops under the auspices of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) in order to identify priority products and services to be delivered to migrant domestic workers through the established Community of Practice (CoP) and to train IDWF members to use the tool.

  10. Regional Meeting on Dignity, Rights and Domestic Work in Arab States

    The ILO regional Office for Arab States organized the regional meeting on Dignity, Rights and Domestic Work in Arab states aiming at exchanging experiences and views on ways to better protect domestic workers through improved regulatory framework and stronger workers’ capacities to organize