Events and meetings

June 2020

  1. Book launch: "Still Work to be Done"

    25 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.

  2. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.

November 2019

  1. ILO held the Forum on Youth Employment through Decent Work in Myanmar

    26 - 27 November 2019

    In collaboration with the Department of Labour (Ministry of Labour Immigration and Population), the ILO/My-PEC organized the Forum on Youth Employment through Decent Work in Myanmar 26-27 November 2019 at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.

August 2019

  1. Fifth Technical Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    27 - 28 August 2019

    This meeting discusses international labour migration data statistics and brings together representatives from national governments, the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Statistics, and ILO.

May 2019

  1. Validation Workshop on the National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship (WED) Framework Conditions in Myanmar

    14 May 2019

    The workshop is convened to present the findings of the National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development report for Myanmar and discuss the draft recommendations for improving the support ecosystem for women’s entrepreneurship. This workshop is co-hosted by the International Labour Organization and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

January 2019

  1. Myanmar Labour Migration Stakeholders Meeting

    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.

November 2018

  1. Myanmar Entrepreneur Day

    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.

June 2018

  1. 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

May 2018

  1. 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.

  2. Garment Suppliers briefed on sound labour relations for decent work

    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.