Employment promotion resources
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  1. ILO initiates short-term job creation opportunities for North Waziristan IDPs

    25 July 2014

    The International Labour Organization has advised the Government of Pakistan to provide short-term jobs to North Waziristan IDPs on priority basis to avoid their long term protracted unemployment. This follows ILO’s reconnaissance mission to Bannu in July 2014 which revealed that a large number of IDPs were idle most of the day either-on the sidelines of the distribution hubs, or in the city areas due to non-availability of productive work opportunities.

  2. Women in the world of work: ILO trains journalists on reporting gender and labor rights

    09 July 2014

    On Monday 7th July 2014, thirty (30) journalists from print and electronic media convened for a three day meeting to equip them with advanced reporting skills on covering gender and labour rights in Pakistan. The training has been organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Civic Action Resources, an Islamabad based organization that works to promote civic action on democratic and progressive issues for social progress.

  3. National Conference on Skills Needs in Gulf Countries: Challenges and Opportunities for Pakistan

    26 June 2014

    Realizing the opportunities in emerging markets in GCC countries, the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), under the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (MoOP&HRD) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), jointly agreed to hold this conference to create awareness about current and future skills in demand in GCC countries so that manpower export from Pakistan can be enhanced.

  4. Showcasing GE4DE beneficiaries talents - improving livelihoods

    20 June 2014

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) hosted a talent show, under its project for Promoting Gender Equality for Decent Employment GE4DE titled ‘GE4DE- A Celebration of Talent’ in Karachi .The event featured works from artisans from eight different areas of Pakistan, including four indigenously created fashion collections

  5. Netherlands would work with ILO in Pakistan to ensure ILS compliant textile exports to Europe

    27 May 2014

    H.E. Lilliane Ploumen, Minister for Trade and Development, Kingdom of Netherlands, has identified a number of avenues where the Textile Industries in Pakistan in collaboration with ILO, can bring improvements in the work practices thus enabling more exports to Europe, while talking at a roundtable organized jointly by ILO and the Netherlands Embassy.

  6. Harmonization of labour laws and policies in line with ILS, Mr Coen Kompier, Senior Specialist ILS, ILO DWT for South Asia

    28 April 2014

    Harmonization of labour laws and policies in the SAARC region in line with International Labour Standards for the creation of inclusive labour markets, Mr Coen Kompier, Senior Specialist ILS, ILO DWT for South Asia - South Asia Labour Conference 24-26th April 2014, Lahore, Pakistan

  7. Vulnerability of Children in the Labour Market, Ms Sherin Khan, Senior Specialist on Child Labour, ILO DWT for South Asia

    28 April 2014

    South Asia Labour Conference 24-26th April 2014, Lahore, Pakistan

  8. Labour Migration in South Asia, Enrico Ponziani, Country Director IOM

    28 April 2014

    South Asia Labour Conference 24-26th April 2014, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. Statement by Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia at the Concluding Session

    26 April 2014

    South Asia Labour Conference 26th April 2014, Lahore, Pakistan

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