Events and training on labour migration

March 2014

  1. Lebanon’s Domestic Workers’ Committee advocates for decent work by celebrating Women’s Day and Mother’s Day

    23 March 2014

    The ILO and the first workers’ organisation for migrant domestic workers in the Arab region will celebrate Mother’s Day and Women’s Day to promote better conditions for domestic workers in Lebanon.

  2. Workshop on Pension Portability Rights for Returnee Migrant Domestic Workers in Paraguay

    21 March 2014

    A tripartite workshop was organized by the ILO in Asunción, Paraguay, to discuss research findings and policy implications of a study on challenges for the implementation of pension portability rights for returnee migrant domestic workers in compliance with the ratified MERCOSUR treaty on Social Security.

  3. Presentation of Synthesis Report on follow-up action taken by the UN system to the High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, 27th Session of the High Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)

    17 - 21 March 2014

  4. Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, Remarks during the Panel Discussion on Human Rights Mainstreaming, 4th Meeting, 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council

    4 March 2014

February 2014

  1. Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-national Consultation Workshop

    26 February 2014

    Representatives of Ministries of Labour and National Affairs -in charge of migration issues-, workers and employers organizations from Zimbabwe and South Africa discussed on approach and activities to be developed in the framework of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers (GAP-MDW).

  2. GMG Side Event on Strengthening Cooperation and Partnerships between Civil Society, Social Partners and the GMG, 12th Coordination Meeting on International Migration

    21 February 2014

  3. GMG Chair presentation to a panel discussion on Follow-up to the 2013 High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development at the 12th Coordination Meeting on International Migration

    20 February 2014

  4. Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, and GMG Chair 2014, Video-message to the 12th Coordination Meeting on International Migration

    20 February 2014

  5. Jordanian human trafficking specialists meet to identify operational indicators

    18 - 19 February 2014

    Experts in the field of counter-trafficking meet to draft a set of operational indicators on human trafficking in Jordan in preparation for a national quantitative survey.

  6. European Parliament hearing on sports and human rights in Qatar

    13 February 2014

    ILO Deputy Director-General will participate in a hearing on sports and human rights, held by the European Parliament Committee on Human Rights, focussing on the situation of migrant workers in Qatar.