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November 2013

  1. Press release

    ILO meeting to tap ways for business to better prepare for ASEAN integration

    06 November 2013

    The ILO will host high-level meeting in Bali, Indonesia, 7-8 November to address the challenges facing ASEAN employers ahead of ASEAN integration in 2015, including ways that they can prepare for new regional labour market conditions and realities.

October 2013

  1. 319th Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body adopts report of the Committee on Freedom of Association

    31 October 2013

    The Committee on Freedom of Association (CFA) draws special attention to three serious and urgent country cases.

  2. 319th session of the Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body reviews ILO activities in Europe and Central Asia

    30 October 2013

    The Organization’s executive body discusses ways to address new challenges and realities in Europe and Central Asia.

  3. Labour standards

    ILO Deputy Director General calls for faster implementation of the new labour law in Bangladesh

    30 October 2013

    Opening the conference “Bangladesh 2013: The Rising Demand for Labour Standards”, ILO Deputy Director General Gilbert Houngbo called for faster implementation of the new labour law to protect workers after the Rana Plaza building collapse which killed 1,130 workers in Bangladesh six months ago.

  4. Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum

    ILO sharing knowledge and boosting green jobs

    28 October 2013

    Sharing best practices for the promotion of green jobs can have a positive impact on sustainable development around the globe. A number of countries are meeting this week in Nairobi with that purpose in mind.

  5. Small and medium enterprises

    ILO, Norway and Switzerland to boost the competitiveness and sustainability of SMEs

    23 October 2013

    The second phase of the "Sustaining Competitive and Responsible enterprise (SCORE)" programme aims to improve working conditions and productivity in small and medium-sized companies worldwide.

  6. Press release

    Major ILO programme aims to make Bangladesh garment industry safer

    22 October 2013

    The US$24m programme has been developed with government, workers and employers in Bangladesh, in response to a number of accidents that have hit the country’s ready-made garment industry.

  7. © 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.

  8. © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014

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