Events & training on domestic work

  1. Regional Domestic Workers Knowledge Sharing Forum in Latin America

    Representatives of governments, employers and workers discussed best practices and shared expertise on social security systems for domestic workers, their better protection and reduction of occupational hazards.

  2. Founding Congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

    200 domestic workers from 42 countries around the world gathered to discuss the ways to improve the working conditions of domestic workers worldwide and to launch the International Domestic Workers Federation.

  3. Launch of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) at the UN High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development

    The EU funded Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families (GAP-MDW) was launched at the 2nd High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

  4. Lauching of Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers at High-level Panel Discussion "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers"

    The ILO, in partnership with the Governments of Italy and the Philippines and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, is organizing a high level panel discussion on "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers" on the side of the High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development in New York on Thursday, 3 October 2013.

  5. Training Course on Strategies to Strengthen Domestic Workers Organizations

    A two week training course was held in Turin to strengthen capacities of workers’ and domestic workers’ organizations as well as promote the ratification of the ILO Convention 189 and decent work for domestic and migrant domestic workers.

  6. Bringing Domestic Workers into the Formal Economy: Implementing ILO Convention No. 189

    Informal Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs hosted by the Irish EU Presidency during the 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference.

  7. Regional Domestic Workers Knowledge Sharing Forum in Africa

    A regional knowledge sharing forum on domestic work provided stakeholders a venue for sharing information about their country experiences and practices, and exchanging views and insights.

  8. ILO Asian Knowledge Forum: Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    The ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and the Conditions of Work and Employment Branch are organizing an Asian Knowledge Forum on Realizing Decent Work for Domestic Workers (A2DWF) from 24-26 April 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.

  9. National Consultation on Integration of Migrant Domestic Workers

  10. National Conference on Decent Work for Domestic Workers in Turkey

    The conference - organized by the ILO, with the participation of the Ministry of Family and Social Policies and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, aims at promoting a dialogue on domestic workers among representatives from the Turkish government, workers and employers organizations, civil society and academia.