Resources on the FAIRWAY Programme

  1. News

    Nigeria Labour Congress and the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain sign a Memorandum of Understanding for promoting migrants’ workers’ rights.

    14 June 2022

    Strengthening Inter-regional Dialogue and Collaboration between Workers Organizations in Nigeria and GCC Countries for improved protection and promotion of rights of migrant workers.

  2. News

    ILO Partners with the Government of Nigeria to Strengthen Capacities of National Stakeholders on Bilateral Labour Agreements

    03 June 2022

    A two-day National Workshop on Bilateral Labour Agreements was convened by the Government of Nigeria in collaboration with the International Labour Organization to train stakeholders on developing, negotiating, and implementing BLAs.

  3. News

    Facilitating social dialogue for enhanced involvement of stakeholders, including ILO constituents to promote decent work and social justice for all.

    19 April 2022

    ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria to conduct a National Voluntary Review of the Global Compact for Migration and preparation towards the maiden International Migration Review Forum (IMRF)

  4. News

    FAIRWAY in Ethiopia supported Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize capacity building trainings for community peer educators and outreach workers

    06 April 2022

    In order to strengthen capacity of Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize potential, in-service and returnee migrant workers into the union and effectively advocate for the rights and welfare of migrant workers, FAIRWAY in Ethiopia entered into implementation agreement with CETU.

  5. News

    Improving access to easy and ready to use information for migrants and migrant workers returning to Nigeria

    28 March 2022

    Workers organizations in Nigeria develop an Information Guide to complement the national Standard Operating Procedures and practices around sustainable return and reintegration of migrant workers

  6. News

    Enabling access to justice for African domestic workers accused of ‘absconding’ and ‘theft’ in Lebanon

    15 December 2021

    The FAIRWAY Programme supported the Ethiopian community organization ‘Egna Legna Besidet’ to provide legal aid to more than 200 African migrant domestic workers, in order to clear the path for their return home.

  7. News

    The ILO helps re-energize the Migrant Workers Office at the Kuwait Trade Union Federation

    15 December 2021

    The ILO launched a bi-monthly meeting programme at the Kuwait Trade Union Federation, convening migrant workers, representing at least sixteen migrant communities in Kuwait, and various national trade union leaders and coordinators, to discuss key challenges in labour migration in the country.

  8. Training

    Training to Kenya’s Ministry of Labour staff helps ensure better protection to workers in the country and abroad

    With the support of the ILO, migration experts in the East African region, and the Decent Work Team in Pretoria, the FAIRWAY Programme trained 30 labour and employment officers across Naivasha and Mombasa in Kenya. The workshops provide a critical foundation of the roles and responsibilities of such officers for safe, fair and orderly labour migration, and helps sensitize a pool of staff from which future labour attachés are drawn.

  9. Publication

    Making decent work a reality for domestic workers in the Middle East: Progress and prospects ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    14 December 2021

    To mark the tenth anniversary of this historic Convention and to explore the progress made over the last decade, a global report has been produced by the ILO. Recognizing the importance of the domestic work sector in Middle East, the ILO FAIRWAY developed this regional summary of the situation of domestic workers in the region.

  10. Thematic brief

    Thematic brief: Promoting internal labour market mobility in the Arab States

    30 November 2021

    This thematic brief was developed to further discussions during the Africa – Arab States Interregional Tripartite Meeting on Labour Migration on 15-16 November 2021. It sets out the rationale and promising practices for promoting internal labour market mobility, loosely defined as the ability to terminate employment, switch to a different employer, renew a work permit and/or leave the destination country without the approval of the employer, including during the contract period.