Events and meetings

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.

February 2018

  1. Workshop on Gender Equality Assessment of selected Myanmar garment factories

    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.

January 2018

  1. Training to strengthen the technical skills of specialists in the empirical analysis of the effects of trade employment.

    29 - 31 January 2018

  2. 2018 Myanmar Stakeholder Forum on Labour Law Reform and Institutional Capacity Building

    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.

November 2017

  1. Promoting Employment of People with Disability - Multi-stakeholder Workshop

    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.