29 January 2019
The Labour Migration Stakeholders Meeting was opened by Union Minister U Thein Swe, ILO Liaison Officer, Mr Rory Mungoven, and Ms Katy Webly, Director of LIFT. Attended by 45 representatives from relevant government ministries, Overseas employment agencies, international agencies, labour organisations and civil society organisations the meeting reviewed the activities implemented in 2018 and presented for endorsement those proposed for 2019.
16 - 17 November 2018
The Myanmar’s Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) management-training programme is organizing the “Entrepreneur Day 2018” to mobilise the business community and private stakeholders to support local economic development.
The second meeting of the series of sectoral consultations and social dialogues within policy working group members and representatives from stakeholder institutions
27 June 2018
ILO-Korea Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) project in Myanmar: Training workshop for beginner of "industrial hygiene"
28 - 31 May 2018
The training workshop is expected to lay the foundation for the government to set up an industrial hygiene system.
11 May 2018
The ILO “Improving labour relations for decent work and sustainable development in the Myanmar garment industry” project (ILO-GIP) presented its training programmes to local and foreign-owned garment firms.
2 February 2018
The ILO Garment Industry Project (ILO-GIP) is convening a workshop to present the results of a gender equality assessment study conducted in a number of selected Myanmar garment factories. Ninety per cent of Myanmar garment workers are women who often face multiple challenges in voicing their needs and accessing basic social and workplace rights.
17 - 18 January 2018
The Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labour Rights and Practices in Myanmar is convening the 3rd edition of its Stakeholder Forum to discuss the ongoing labour law reform and the 2018 roadmap for national economic development.
21 November 2017
The ILO and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business facilitated a multi-stakeholder discussion focussed on how to effectively promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities (PWDs), including a discussion on quotas, what supporting measures are needed to make quotas a success, and alternatives to quotas, drawing on other countries’ experiences.
28 September 2017
ILO Liaison Office in Myanmar will launch its much awaited publication ILO Guide to Myanmar Labour Law 2017. There will be an introduction to the Guide, followed by Q&A session. The Guide is now available in English, Myanmar and Korean. It will soon be available in Chinese as well.