News and articles

2019

  1. Myanmar Responsible Business and Human Forum

    12 June 2019

    UMFCCI supports rights-respecting businesses in being a driver for human rights promotion and just, inclusive and peaceful society.

  2. Myanmar commemorated its third National Day on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) on 28 April 2019 in Yangon

    24 May 2019

    The ILO is working closely with the Government and the social partners to make workplace safety and health a national priority and reality for all.

  3. ILO brings together Myanmar stakeholders to discuss implementation of new Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Law

    24 May 2019

    Addressing the OSH Stakeholders Event held in Nay Pyi Taw on 6-7 Mat 2019, ILO Liaison Officer in Myanmar Rory Mungoven welcomed the newly passed OSH Law and the launch of the Second Myanmar OSH Profile.

  4. Promoting career pathways for women in the Myanmar’s garment industry

    17 May 2019

    The garment industry is an important engine for Myanmar’s sustainable development. The industry creates formal employment for almost half million people, more than 90% of whom are young women who migrated from their remote native states and regions with the explicit purpose of working in a garment factory. In 2017, the industry generated almost $3 billion in export revenues and is a critical driver of economic growth.

  5. Unions in Moldova and Azerbaijan sign a cooperation agreement

    13 May 2019

  6. Note to Correspondents

    24 April 2019

  7. © World Future Council 2019

    Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

  8. ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    05 April 2019

    On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.

  9. New law a major step for workplace safety and health in Myanmar

    19 March 2019

    The enactment of the new Occupational Safety and Health Law is a major step towards safer and healthier workplaces in Myanmar. The new law will play a pivotal role in preventing occupational injuries, diseases and deaths, said the ILO Liaison Officer in Yangon.

  10. ILO Committee of Experts discusses forced labour and freedom of association in Myanmar

    19 March 2019

    New conclusions on Myanmar were issued by the ILO Committee of Experts in February 2019 and are now available in Myanmar language.