Events and training on labour migration

November 2014

  1. Training

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

    3 - 4 November 2014

    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.

October 2014

  1. Training

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

    27 - 31 October 2014

    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.

  2. Event

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

    24 October 2014

    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.

  3. Event

    Conference organized in collaboration with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs Human Rights and Migrant Workers: Global Challenges and Promises, Columbia University

    21 October 2014

  4. Event

    From the Open Working Group to 2015: Realizing the Transformative Potential of Migration and Empowering Migrants, IOM and Governments of Sweden and Turkey High-level Discussion and Breakfast

    20 October 2014

  5. Meeting

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

    18 - 19 October 2014

    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.

  6. Event

    GMG Technical Working Level Meeting organized in New York on Realizing Post-2015 Aspirations for Migrants and Migration

    16 - 17 October 2014

  7. Meeting

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

    12 - 13 October 2014

    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

  8. PROWD MAGNET

    Dignity, Rights and Domestic Work in Arab states: Technical workshop on challenges and good practices

    11 - 13 October 2014

    The ILO’s flagship projects on labour migration and decent work for domestic workers hold a technical workshop to showcase the challenges, opportunities and outcomes stemming from its innovative activities in the region.

  9. Workshop

    Tri-National Workers Workshop: Towards Promotion of Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers along the Lesotho-Zimbabwe-South Africa Corridor

    10 - 11 October 2014

    Trade unions and domestic workers’ organizations from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Lesotho developed a common action plan and a strategy to promote migrant domestic workers’ rights at the tri-national workshop, organized in the framework of the EU funded Global Action Programme for Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW).