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October 2014

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. © Dominic Sansoni / World Bank 2014

    Sustainable development

    First “Academy on the Green Economy” kicks off in Turin

    06 October 2014

    The new training course – which kicks off with a high level policy forum – will facilitate the sharing of experiences and know-how on green jobs creation.

September 2014

  1. Media advisory

    Philippine launch and high-level national policy dialogue on the ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    29 September 2014

    The ILO and the Asian Development Bank, with support from the ASEAN Secretariat, have conducted a study on ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity. The report with the Philippine Country Brief will be launched in a high-level national policy dialogue on Wednesday, 8 October 2014.

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