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Important notice: This Blog will be continued under www.gfmd-blog.com

November 10, 2011

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Dear readers and subscribers, I have realized that it is not that practical at all to maintain 2 different blogs and maybe even start another one each year the GFMD takes place. For this reason I will be continuing this blog as GFMD-BLOG under www.gfmd-blog.com which links to the address of the “original” blog http://gfmd2010.wordpress.com/ All […]

Who would have guessed? Mauritius will host 2012 GFMD

September 19, 2011

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After the June meeting of the “Friends of the Forum” went by without any announcements made regarding the GFMD chair for 2012, many observers were speculating about the host of next years’ meeting. Now it has been revealed: Mauritius offered to welcome the Global Forum and named three major incentives to do so:

“A dream come true”: ILO convention on decent work for domestic workers

June 13, 2011

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“This convention has been a dream of domestic workers” says Hessen El Sayah from Caritas Lebanon. Her excitement is shared by many representatives of labour organisations, domestic workers and migrant organisations heren in Geneva at the International Labour Conference (ILC). Late Tuesday night the convention that took decades in preparation has been adopted by the […]