ILO Country Office for Pakistan (CO-Islamabad)
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ILO Country Office for Pakistan (CO-Islamabad)

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for Pakistan! The Office was established in 1970 and has since worked to provide technical assistance to the ILO tripartite constituents and other stakeholders to promote decent work and social justice. More

What's new

  1. International Labour Standards

    Strengthened capacity of constituents to address unacceptable forms of work in the textiles and garment sector in Pakistan
    1 July 2014 - 30 September 2015

    The project complements the efforts of the ILO in Pakistan to strengthen the capacity of constituents to address unacceptable forms of work in garment sector. Subsequently, improving ILS ratification, application and compliance level through better labour administration and legislative reform.

  2. Humanitarian Support

    ILO and UNDP sign agreement to impart employable skills to North-Waziristan families
    22 October 2014

    UNDP and ILO will impart employable skills training and employment facilitation to 200 women and men from North-Waziristan Agency who are temporarily residing in District Bannu due to ongoing ‘Operation Zarb-e-Azab’.

  3. Gender for Development

    2nd ILO Journalism awards 2014
    24 October 2014

    The ILO in Pakistan under its Project on Promoting Gender Equality for Decent Employment (GE4DE) announces call for entries for the 2nd ILO Journalism Awards for excellence in gender responsive journalism.

  4. Occupational Safety & Health

    Sindh Government prepares first ever Policy on Occupational Safety & Health
    18 September 2014

    The first ever draft provincial Policy on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) was unveiled in Karachi today by the Sindh Labour Department in a tripartite consultation with Employers, Workers, Civil society organizations and media.

  5. Entrepreneurship

    ILO's global training module on entrepreneurship launched in Pakistan
    01 September 2014

    The ILO and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan launched a new programme today to strengthen women's entrepreneurship in Pakistan.

  6. Child and Bonded Labour

    Two days orientation session on “Provincial Survey on Child and Bonded Labour” and “Child and Bonded Labour Monitoring and Reporting System”
    29 August 2014

    Department of Labour and Human Resource, Government of the Punjab organized the two day orientation session on "Provincial Survey on Child and Bonded Labour" and "Child and Bonded Labour Monitoring and Reporting System" with the technical support of ILO Country Office, Pakistan.

  7. International Labour Standards

    ILO and Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) agree to jointly promote ‘International Labour Standards in Textile Industries in Pakistan’
    20 August 2014

    The Pakistan Textiles Exporters Association has partnered with ILO for technical assistance in helping the association and its members in designing, developing and enforcing a self-inspection system.

  8. Training

    Making businesses better: ILO training for entrepreneurship
    20 August 2014

    Thirty trainers from all over Pakistan are being trained on ILO's global module, Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to strengthen business incubation centres.

  9. Green Jobs

    Technical workshop on Green Jobs and Green Entrepreneurship
    13 August 2014

    The Livelihood Restoration, Protection and Sustainable Empowerment of Vulnerable Peasant Communities in Sindh Province (LRP) in collaboration with the ILO regional office Bangkok organized the first three day technical workshop on “Green Jobs and Green Entrepreneurship”.

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