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October 2014

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    New safety and health guidelines to protect seafarers

    22 October 2014

    Maritime occupational safety and health experts agree on guidelines to bolster the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  2. © Syed Zakir Hossain 2014

    Press release

    Progress on labour rights and factory safety in Bangladesh, but ILO calls for further improvements

    20 October 2014

    The Government of Bangladesh has made important progress to ensure labour rights and factory safety in the ready-made garment and knitwear industry in Bangladesh, but a lot of work still remains to be done.

  3. Occupational safety and health

    Government, workers' and employers' representatives agreed on the main elements of a roadmap on OSH in mines

    17 October 2014

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS), International Labour Organization (ILO), social partners and other relevant stakeholders discussed how risk assessments, compliance with national legislation, labour inspection and the social partners can contribute to increased safety and health in mines in a national tripartite meeting held in Ankara.

  4. Media Advisory

    ILO, EU, Bangladesh and US to take stock of achievements in Bangladesh

    16 October 2014

    The European Commission, the ILO and the Governments of Bangladesh and the US hold a high-level meeting to take stock of progress made in terms of labour conditions in Bangladesh.

  5. 2014 African Development Forum

    Africa needs to mobilize domestic resources to cut aid dependency

    14 October 2014

    Participants at 2014 African Development Forum in Marrakech have agreed that exploring new sources for domestic financing will help the continent to move away from aid and boost sustainable development.

  6. Press release

    ILO Regional Director on official visit to Morocco

    12 October 2014

    Tripartite consultations and a visit to ongoing projects to get a first-hand assessment of ILO’s impact in Morocco.

  7. Press release

    Philippines stands to gain 3.1 million jobs as part of AEC common market

    08 October 2014

    Decisive policy action now is a must in order for the Philippines to benefit from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

  8. Asia and Pacific

    Unions call for more emphasis on preventing workplace accidents and diseases

    08 October 2014

    A symposium of union participants and ILO experts in Jakarta says preventative culture must become a priority.

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