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October 2013

  1. © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014

    Bangladesh

    Major ILO programme aims to make garment industry safer

    21 October 2013

    Major ILO programme has been developed with the government, workers and employers in Bangladesh, in response to a number of accidents that have hit the country’s ready-made garment industry.

  2. © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014
  3. Anti-Human Trafficking Week

    ILO calls for more international cooperation to fight human trafficking

    18 October 2013

    Geneva event aims at stepping up the fight against human exploitation.

  4. Labour standards and Social Dialogue

    Georgia : A new start to promote ILO Standards and strengthen Social Dialogue

    14 October 2013

    Georgian Trade Union Confederation (GTUC) launched a new program for the promotion and the ratification of ILO Conventions for the period 2013-2017 and strengthening social dialogue.

  5. 16-31 October 2013

    ILO Governing Body to discuss major world of work issues

    14 October 2013

    Executive body meets to review global economic and social policies.

  6. Third Global Conference on Child Labour

    ILO launches global campaign to end child labour

    10 October 2013

    Hollywood actors and international athletes support the ILO's Red Card campaign.

  7. Workplace safety

    Joint Action Plan to Promote Workplace Safety and Health launched in Karachi

    04 October 2013

    In response to the Baldia Town Factory Fire in Karachi, Department of Labour, Government of Sindh, Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF) with the technical support of ILO, validated and officially launched a Joint Action Plan to promote workplace safety and health in Karachi.

  8. Labour standards

    Indian Unions set up joint platform for the ratification and application of C87 and C98

    02 October 2013

    A solidarity campaign continues for the ratification and application of ILO Conventions 87 on Freedom of Association and 98 on Collective Bargaining established by 11 national trade union confederations in India.

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