ILO Myanmar launches online learning platform

Today, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched a digital learning platform – – to share knowledge and skills related to the world of work in Myanmar.

Press release | 27 January 2021
YANGON (ILO News) - Developed with support from the Government of Japan, the ILO Myanmar e-Campus provides clear, practical learning resources on topics such as International Labour Standards, social dialogue and occupational safety and health, from leading international experts.

Available in Myanmar language and English, the platform includes on-demand content open to all, as well as live, interactive classes tailored to government officials, employers, union leaders and others who want to stay up-to-date about employment trends.

His Excellency, U Thein Swe, Minister of  Labour, Immigration and Population, in congratulating the ILO on the launch of the e-campus platform, acknowledged the importance of continuous learning on subjects relating to labour issues. “The ILO platform provides an important opportunity to continue to build knowledge and skills and improve engagement on labour issues over the long term”- he said. 

During the launch, Mr Donglin Li, Liaison Officer/Representative of the ILO Myanmar, noted that the pandemic increased demand for online learning as an alternative to classroom style training and the ILO wanted to respond quickly.  “By establishing this digital learning platform, our constituents have continued access to cutting-edge industrial relations knowledge, as well as up-to-date training on COVID-19 recovery strategies which to put theory into practice” – he said.

The Japan Fund for Building Social Safety Nets in Asia and the Pacific has provided financial support for establishing the new e-campus with technical support from the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO). ITC-ILO has been delivering cutting-edge in-person and remote learning to workers, employers, government officials and civil society professionals for more than 50 years.

Anyone is welcome to create an account on the e-Campus to explore available and upcoming learning opportunities, including many courses with certificates issued by the ILO.

The ILO is the United Nations agency devoted to promoting social justice and labour rights. More information about the ILO’s work in Myanmar can be found at

For more information, please contact;

  • Anne Boyd, Programme Manager (, phone 09 446 441763)