Exchange of Opinion Meeting with ILO Knowledge Network

Taking advantage of the visit by Ms. Yoshie Noguchi, Labour Law Specialist, LABOURLAW at ILO, ILO Office for Japan organized an opinion exchange meeting with ILO knowledge network, focusing on the system of labour law which supports future of work. 


The world of work is undergoing the major process of change.  ILO needs to understand and respond to the challenges effectively in order to realize ILO’s mandate for social justice.  For these reasons, ILO has set up “Future of Work Initiative.”  Ms. Noguchi, as an expert of labour standards and labour law, explained what has been discussed within the ILO, and exchanged views and information including on prospects of labour law reform in Japan.


Yoshie Noguchi

Graduated from University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (Ll.B) and  obtained "Diplôme" in development studies from Institut Universitaire d’Etudes du Développement, Geneva.


When she was a public servant of the National Personnel Authority as a legal officer, she was sent to the ILO as an associate expert (JPO).  Subsequently, she joined the ILO Headquarters in Geneva and has been dealing with the application of ILO Conventions and Recommendations for more than 20 years.  Having worked in NORMES (International Labour Standard Department)and IPEC (International Programmes on Child Labour), in the present position in the Labour Law and Reform Unit since 2013.