ILO team finds limited impact of new legislation against forced labour in Myanmar; Suggests action for further progress
07 November 2001
GENEVA ( ILO News) - Despite new legislation introduced just one year ago, forced labour still exists in Myanmar, according to a report from an International Labour Office (ILO) High-Level Team.
17 September 2001
GENEVA (ILO News) - An ILO High Level Team, headed by former Governor-General of Australia Sir Ninian Stephen, departed Bangkok today for Myanmar where they will spend three weeks assessing actions by the Government concerning forced labour, the International Labour Office (ILO) announced.
21 August 2001
GENEVA (ILO News) -The composition of a High Level Team due to visit Myanmar for a three-week period next month to assess Government actions on forced labour was announced today by the International Labour Office (ILO) Director-General Juan Somavia.
15 January 2001
The ILO reports on democratic breakthroughs in Myanmar that came under unprecedented ILO sanctions for widespread and systematic use of forced labour.
17 November 2000
GENEVA (ILO News) - Measures to compel the Government of Myanmar (Burma) to meet its obligations to eliminate forced labour in the country will go forward, following deliberations by the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Governing Body at its 279 th session which concluded here today.