12 June 2015
The second year celebration of World Day Against Child Labour in Myanmar was held in Yangon at the Summit Parkview Hotel on June 12 organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Myanmar Programme on the elimination of child labour (MyPEC) in collaboration with Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLES) with the participation of Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Workers and Employers Organization, UNICEF, World Vision and Child Focus Network. Embassies, national and international development partners, and others civil society organizations and private businesses were also present.
01 September 2014
The International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the commitment by the Governments of the United States and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to work together to support the promotion of fundamental labour rights and practices in Myanmar.
19 December 2013
Myanmar is the 178th ILO member State to ratify this instrument, which calls for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour.
14 November 2013
The ILO and Myanmar team up to collect labour market statistics that will help to formulate policies on a number of critical issues for the country.
18 June 2013
The restrictions were related to the country’s non compliance of the ILO Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.29).
14 June 2013
The ILO’s infrastructure project on the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar, not only re-established access to villages devastated by cyclone Nargis in 2008 but also gave rise to a bustling community life.
10 June 2013
A non-profit organization set up in response to the devastation caused by cyclone Nargis employs women to run small businesses that benefit poor communities.
30 April 2013
Hundreds of workers come together to mark first anniversary of Labour Organization Law.
16 November 2012
As US President Barack Obama heads to Myanmar, the ILO’s liaison officer in Yangon discusses the various changes this Southeast Asian country has been going through.
15 June 2012
The International Labour Conference adopts new international labour standard on social protection and calls for urgent action on youth employment