1. Migrants celebrate International Migrants Day in Myanmar

    As GMS TRIANGLE project began activities in Myanmar at the beginning of 2014, this year marks the first International Migrants Day celebrated by the project in the country. The project will support decentralised activities across key districts in Myanmar.

  2. Trade unions’ power to protect migrant workers celebrated in Viet Nam

    In Viet Nam, the National Project Coordinator of the GMS TRIANGLE project will participate in a live interview with the Vietnam Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to promote the role of trade unions in protecting migrant workers. The interview will take place on VOV1 on International Migrants day. An opinion piece on fair migration by ILO Regional Director Yoshiteru Uramoto will also be translated into Vietnamese and published widely.

  3. Journey of Voices: an exhibition celebrating International Migrants Day in Thailand

    The Saphan Siang campaign and World Vision have collaborated with art collective Public Delivery and artist Phil America to host an exhibition of art installations representing migrant workers’ contributions to fishing communities in Thailand, to coincide with International Migrants Day (18 December).

  4. Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

    For people with disabilities who are of working age, the rapid progress in information and communications technology (ICT) and assistive technology offer ever-increasing opportunities to participate in the world of work.

  5. Domestic Workers’ Rights Awareness Campaign in Paraguay

    Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security and domestic workers’ organizations of Paraguay with the support of the ILO Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) launched a campaign to promote domestic workers' rights and to improve compliance with the national law.

  6. 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).

  7. Breaking the vicious circle of disability and extreme poverty

    Observed on 17 October each year, the day aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide. People with disabilities who make up some 1 billion of the world’s population are at greater risk of poverty due to discrimination and barriers to participation in all spheres of society that can help them escape poverty and break down prejudices. Inclusion in all development activities is critical to breaking the cycle of poverty and disability.

  8. International Day of the World's Indigenous People

  9. Join the campaign

    There are over 168 million children in child labour worldwide. More than half of them are doing work that puts their health and safety at risk. This is unacceptable. Be part of the global movement, hold up a Red Card to Child Labour and help give children around the world a brand new start.

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

    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.