The quarterly e-newsletter of the ILO in India contains the latest news and featuresof activties from DWT/CO-New Delhi.
This workshop will be organized to present and validate the findings of the study and to increase the knowledge base on the financing of protection of migrant workers and organizational structures to manage labour emigration.
This inter-agency meeting will assess progress, challenges and opportunities, monitor the implementation of the SACG workplan (including the SAIEVAC-SACG action), and provide guidance and direction for 2014.
Discussion with relevant partners on recently-initiated ILO action research on developing RPL assessment methodology.
Technical contribution as part of ILO’s engagement in the South Asia Research Network for Inclusive Growth (SARNET)
• Strengthening of the trade union platform for ratification of Core Labour Standards; • Strengthening the role of youth in the ratification campaign; • Harnessing the potentials of IT tools to strengthen the overall ratification campaign
To broaden the debate and discourse on the challenges facing manufacturing enterprises in India through the presentation of recent ILO studies in the manufacturing sector.
By Sher Verick, Senior Employment Specialist, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India
This study is an invaluable reference for professionals and practitioners working in the field of social security, in particular policymakers and regulators in India. It is also intended for persons who assist practitioners such as technical assistance providers and donors.
says Tine Staermose, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Director for India in an interview with UNIC.
Report - Global estimates and trends 2000-201223 September 2013
This is the fourth issue of the ILO’s report series: Global Estimates on Child Labour. The present Report provides new global and regional estimates on child labour for the year 2012 and compares them with the previous estimates for 2000, 2004 and 2008.
Sexual harassment is not just a violation of human rights, in the workplace it also damages productivity and professional relationships. Recent cases in India have drawn attention to the problem, but the ILO is working with employers and managers to address sexual harassment in the workplace and change attitudes.
The Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Mr Guy Ryder, will visit India from 18 to 19 May 2013. This will be Mr Ryder’s first visit to India since he was elected on 1 October 2012.
The new study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends.
ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Yoshiteru Uramoto visits India.
An agreement was signed by Dr Rinchen Chophel, Director General of the SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat and Ms Tine Staermose, Director of ILO Decent Work Support Team (DWT) for South Asia, New Delhi in Kathmandu on Tuesday 28 August 2012. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aims to reinforce the two organizations’ work on child rights and child protection by improving cooperation between them. It will focus on exchanging information and good practices, providing technical advice, organizing consultations, meetings and workshops. The MOU will also support the implementation of SAIEVAC’s five-year workplan and will use the mechanisms and processes of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
IBSA International Workshop on South-South Cooperation on "Innovations in Public Employment Programmes and Sustainable Inclusive Growth" was held in New Delhi, India from 1-3 March 2012. The Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India in collaboration with the Ministries of Rural Development and External Affairs, with the technical collaboration of the International Labour Organization. The main objective of the Workshop was to share knowledge between countries to ensure better cohesion for overall inclusive growth with equity.
This global policy instrument addresses the social and employment impact of the international financial and economic crisis. It promotes a productive recovery centred on investments, employment and social protection.