The Kathmandu Declaration

WIEGO, South Asian Government Representatives, UN Agencies, NGOs, Trade Unions
  • Title: The Kathmandu Declaration
  • Resource Title: The Kathmandu Declaration

The Kathmandu Declaration for the rights of South Asian home-based workers was adopted by representatives of South Asian Governments, UN agencies, NGOs and Trade Unions during a Conference organized by UNIFEM and WIEGO in October 2000 and supported by International Development Research Centre.

This document highlights South Asian regional integration, peace and prosperity. The declaration recognizes the potential of cooperatives in achieving inclusive, broad-based and sustainable economic growth and development and calls for sharing of experiences, expertise and best practices. The countries further agree to collaborate on issues to do with labour migration.

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