The ILO is lead agency, with UNDP, on Growth and Employment, and is a contributor to the consultations on Education, Inequalities, Environmental Sustainability, Governance and Population Dynamics.
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ILO Washington Director, Nancy Donaldson, to speak at the Global Supply Chains and Social Responsibility event sponsored by WITA. The event will engage private sector, government, and NGO experts to explore how the private and public sector can best partner together to create jobs and growth through improved supply chain performance while also ensuring that supply chains are socially responsible and advance public policy goals.
This technical cooperation project is intended to strengthen the capacity of the Colombian Labor Ministry and national stakeholders to comply with International Labor Standards (ILS), particularly those associated with freedom of association, collective bargaining, and assist them in following up the ILO supervisory bodies’ observations on their application. It was developed to contribute to the generation of labor relations that promote social justice and support economic development.
The project seeks to combat child labor, with special attention to the worst forms of child labor in agriculture, by supporting strong child labor policy and legislation and promoting sustainable livelihoods and educational opportunities for 16,000 children in the Egyptian governorates of Assiut, Minya, Sohag, Fayoum, and Sharqiyah.
The ILO-IPEC project in Thailand aims to create an industry that is free of child labor and forced labor and offers decent working conditions and opportunities in the future. It focuses on selected geographical hubs for shrimp and seafood processing such as Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Surat Thani, Nakhon si Thammarat and Songkhla.
The project started in 2012 with funds from the US Department of State. Its overall objective is to promote the effective recognition and realization of the fundamental workers’ rights and social dialogue in Myanmar to support the country’s peaceful transition to democracy.
The new study by the ILO's Research Department presents a series of policies to achieve both economic growth and decent working conditions in Bangladesh.Follow this link to access the report: Bangladesh: Seeking better employment conditions for better socioeconomic outcomes
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