ILO/Myanmar: Agreements on forced labour extended to 31 December 2018

News | 22 January 2018
Rory Mungoven, ILO Liaison Officer in Yangon and U Myo Aung, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population of Myanmar, signing the extension of the Supplementary Understanding.
The Union Government of Myanmar and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed agreements to extend their cooperation for the elimination of forced labour in Nay Pyi Taw on 22 January 2018.

The Supplementary Understanding which provides a complaints mechanism for alleged victims of forced labour was extended until 31 December 2018.

A separate Action Plan was agreed to operate the complaints mechanism and undertake training and other awareness raising activities on forced labour.