Employment promotion resources

  1. Buyers Forum Established

    16 December 2014

    The two days buyers meeting organised by the joint collaboration of the Government of Netherlands, International Finance Corporation and the International Labour Organisation to Promote Decent Work for the Sustainability of Textile and Garment Sector in Pakistan concluded with the establishment of a Buyers Forum for Pakistan. With an initial membership of 17 brands, this forum is expected to be extended to other major international brands. This initiative will support enhancing access to global markets and increased market share. Furthermore it aimed at promoting advocacy on the nexus between trade and employment and in particular compliance to ILS leading to the realisation of the full benefits of GSP Plus status

  2. Promoting Decent Work for a Sustainable Textile and Garment Industry in Pakistan

    16 December 2014

    The ILO, the Government of the Netherlands and the International Finance Corporation, in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan, are working together to support international standards and practices in Pakistan’s textile and garment sector, by organizing the first Buyers’ Meeting in Islamabad.

  3. Tackling Poverty through Decent Work: Launch of the First Decent Work Country Profile for Pakistan

    15 December 2014

    On 15th December 2014, the Ministry of Overseas Pakistani’s and Human Resource Development (OP-HRD) in collaboration with the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWFF) and the ILO launched the country’s first Decent Work Country Profile which provides a comprehensive analysis on the status of decent work and gaps to be addressed . The profile covers the data period 2002-2013.

  4. Media Advisory on Launch of the first Decent Work Country Profile for Pakistan

    15 December 2014

  5. Media Advisory on Promoting Decent Work for a Sustainable Garment and Textile Industry in Pakistan

    15 December 2014

  6. Media Advisory on International Migrants Day - 2014

    15 December 2014

  7. Dissemination Event on Occupational Safety and Health

    28 November 2014

    A dissemination event was held to share knowledge and experience on the initial roll out of the Joint Action Plan on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and to gather feedback from key stakeholders on measures to effectively implement the action plan.

  8. Linking Livelihoods to Markets

    27 November 2014

    As a key player in providing decent jobs through skills training and human resource development, the ILO shared its stance on need for ‘demand driven’ training during a national conference on “Sustainability Exchange” organised by the Engro Foundation with the support of TVET Reform Support Programme.

  9. ILO calls for improved ILS compliance in the Garment and Textile Sector

    27 November 2014

    The first Textile Summit brought together stakeholders with the objective to promote the national textile industry, deliberate on best labour practices and address issues affecting this sector crisis.

  10. Guidelines for participants for 2nd ILO Journalism Awards 2014

    24 October 2014