Maldives resources

January 2013

  1. Maldives ratifies the eight ILO fundamental Conventions

    The Maldives has ratified the eight ILO fundamental Conventions on 4 January 2013, dealing with four categories of fundamental principles and rights at work: freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour; the effective abolition of child labour; and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

October 2012

  1. Maldives TVET Assessment

    This study aimed to assess the current TVET system in the Maldives according to the framework and indicators developed by the IWG and make some policy recommendations based on the assessment

August 2012

  1. "Momentous" new agreement to promote child rights and child protection in South Asia

    The Regional Secretariat of the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC), a South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Apex Body and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU aims to reinforce the two organizations' work on child rights and child protection by improving cooperation beween them.

February 2012

  1. Youth employment advocacy in the Pacific

    Promoting youth employment in the Pacific.

October 2011

  1. Subregional Seminar on "Strengthening the Labour Movement to Achieve Decent Work"

    18 - 19 October 2011

  2. Employers Organizations: Enhanced effectiveness in membership promotion,retention, lobbying, services and sharing of policies,services on labour-trade issues

    4 - 5 October 2011

    The workshop is organized by International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin and the Dutch Employers Cooperation Programme (DECP) in collaboration with Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT-EMP) in Geneva and the support of the ILO Offices in New delhi and Sri Lanka to strengthen the employers’ organizations to perform more effectively by increasing the skills of key personnel and their capacity to boost the effectiveness of EOs in South Asia by sharing of practices on membership promotion /retention, services, lobbying in general, and with specific reference to lobbying/services on labour related issues in trade.

September 2011

  1. Promoting Fundamental Rights and Strengthening Labour Market Governance in the Maldives

    1 September 2011 - 30 June 2015

    The Project contributes to improving labour-relations in the Maldives.

March 2010

  1. Tripartite Seminar on the Eight ILO Core Conventions in Male, Maldives

    8 - 10 March 2010

    The ILO Colombo in collaboration with the Ministry of Human Resources, Youth and Sports convened a tripartite seminar in Male on the eight core conventions of the ILO with the aim of identifying ways forward for ratification. The inaugural session was attended by the Vice-president, the Minister for Human Resources, Youth and Sports, the Minister for Economic Development and the Attorney General.

  2. Capacity-building Workshop for Trade Unions in Male, Maldives

    7 March 2010

    A one-day workshop was convened for trade unions and trade associations in Male, Maldives. The workshop was facilitated by Ariel Castro, Specialist for Workers' Activities, ILO Subregional Office in New Delhi.

February 2010

  1. Decent work approach to recovery urged by Pacific Island labour ministers and social partners

    Pacific Island Labour Ministers and social partners have reached an agreement to support a jobs-led recovery by promoting decent work in the Pacific region by adopting the Port Vila Statement on Decent Work and its accompanying ‘Pacific Action Plan for Decent Work’.