15 September 2015
Following the repeal of European and American export sanctions on Myanmar, the country’s garment sector is now experiencing new levels of growth. The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) reports that new garment factories are opened every week, and the number of workers involved in the industry is forecasted to grow from the current 260,000 employees to 600,0001 in the next three years.
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01 July 2015
Project: THA/10/50/USA - Evaluation Consultants: Amy Catherine Jersild, Nantaporn Ieumwananonthachai and Piyanut Kotsan
20 April 2015
Formalizing employment, particularly youth employment, continues to pose a challenge for the countries of the region. Currently, 13% of youth are unemployed and 55.7% are informally employed (ILO 2013 and ILO 2014). The challenge of enabling the new labour force to actively participate in the labour market is compounded by the additional challenge of guaranteeing that the new jobs meet decent work criteria.
Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme
17 February 2015
08 August 2011
This “Guide to Selected Labour Inspection Systems” is part of a research programme in the area of labour administration and labour inspection carried out by the ILO Labour Inspection and Administration Programme (LAB/ADMIN) with a view to better understanding the functioning of the various systems in the world.
Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Sierra Leone
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