Events and training on labour migration

May 2014

  1. Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and ILO-ASEAN TRIANGLE Project Regional Civil Society Consultation: Post 6th AFML Activities

    27 - 28 May 2014

    The primary objective of this consultation is to identify activities that national CSO stakeholders will undertake to implement the Recommendations of the 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) and to assess the extent to which CSO have contributed to the implementation of the AFML recommendations (3rd, 4th, 5th)

  2. Regional Training course on international migration for trade union

    26 May - 1 June 2014

    The objective of this collaboration with the ILO International Training Center in Turin is to develop and implement a 5 days training course for Indian trade union leaders on international labour migration and its challenges and opportunities as well as to highlight international trade union solidarity around the issue of migration.

  3. Global 12+12 Campaign on Ratification of the ILO Convention 189 and the Recommendation 201 on Domestic Work

    18 May 2014

    International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) launched the global 12 by 12 campaign: decent work for domestic workers in 2011 aiming at 12 ratifications of the ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Work over the course of 12 months. The second phase of the campaign was launched at the 3rd World Congress of the ITUC in 2014. As of June 2015, 20 countries ratified the ILO Convention 189 and dozens of countries adopted labour reforms and concluded new collective bargaining agreements.

  4. Address by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, in his capacity as the 2014 Chair of the GMG to the Open Plenary Session of the GFMD Summit

    16 May 2014

  5. GMG Side Event on Migration and Youth: Challenges and Opportunities, GFMD Summit

    15 May 2014

  6. Remarks by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, as GMG Chair, to the GFMD Special Session on Enhancing Coordination between the GFMD and the United Nations System: Special Representative to the Secretary General (SRSG) on International Migration and Development, Peter Sutherland, GMG and the GFMD, GFMD Summit

    15 May 2014

  7. Remarks by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, as 2014 Chair to the Common-Space Break-out Session on Realising decent labour migration and decent employment - partnering with states, businesses, labour organisations, diaspora entrepreneurs and other civil society organisations, GFMD Summit

    14 May 2014

  8. GMG Side Event on Good Practices for Empowering Migrant Domestic Workers, GFMD Civil Society Days, Stockholm

    13 May 2014

  9. Training Course on Evolving Forms of Employment Relationships and Decent Work

    12 - 16 May 2014

    Representatives of government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, NGOs and academia from Asia, Africa and Arab countries participated in a training course on evolving forms of employment relationships and decent work to strengthen their capacities to use international labour standards and enhance labour rights and social protection of workers in “non-standard” employment relationships.

  10. Presentation of the main findings of the "European Migrant Integration Academy" (EU-MIA)

    7 May 2014

    The EU-MIA project aims at establishing connections between researchers, practitioners and institutions to encourage innovative city-to-city cooperation on migrant integration at the European level.