Launch of the Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation (EGLR) Project in Northern Sri Lanka
The Project on Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation funded by the Government of Norway was launched in Vavuniya on the 15th of March 2017
Fair Trade Certification for Red Lady Papaya: Vavuniya North Fruit Growers Cooperative achieves another landmark.
Vavuniya North Fruit Growers Cooperative Union has achieved a major milestone by becoming the First Cooperative in Sri Lanka and probably the first organization in South Asia to be Fair Trade Certified for Red Lady papaya. The certification process was carried out by the Global Certifying Body for Fair Trade- FLOCERT.
Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 14 December 2016, with special coverage on youth employment, job quality and wages.
The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) in a bid to reconstruct the heavily damaged homes of the employees of their member corporates in the heavy floods which hit the Western Province early this year collaborated with the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Youth employment policy summaries for 13 countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Youth employment policy summary for Australia.
The recently established National Career Counselling & Employment Center (NCCEC) within the TVET section of the Kiribati Ministry of Labour & Human Resource Development has already facilitated the departure of 18 skilled workers for the hospitality sector in Australia, with 2 more groups departing in November 2016.
Concerns for indigenous peoples’ rights and well-being are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to tackle poverty and inequality by empowering groups experiencing socioeconomic vulnerability. This report compiles, systematizes and analyses information on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Home work is not a new phenomenon in Indonesia and although national statistics on the prevalence of home work do not exist, a number of focused studies in East Java reveal that significant numbers of women and men are engaged in this type of work. The term ‘homeworker’ is used to refer to industrial outworkers who carry out paid work from their home, for firms/business or their intermediaries, typically on a piece-rate basis.
Handing Over of the Cooperative Complex to Mulankavil Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Killinochchi District.