Events and meetings

May 2018

  1. Garment Suppliers briefed on sound labour relations for decent work

    11 May 2018

    The ILO “Improving labour relations for decent work and sustainable development in the Myanmar garment industry” project (ILO-GIP) presented its training programmes to local and foreign-owned garment firms.

February 2018

  1. Workshop on Gender Equality Assessment of selected Myanmar garment factories

    2 February 2018

    The ILO Garment Industry Project (ILO-GIP) is convening a workshop to present the results of a gender equality assessment study conducted in a number of selected Myanmar garment factories. Ninety per cent of Myanmar garment workers are women who often face multiple challenges in voicing their needs and accessing basic social and workplace rights.

January 2018

  1. Training to strengthen the technical skills of specialists in the empirical analysis of the effects of trade employment.

    29 - 31 January 2018

  2. 2018 Myanmar Stakeholder Forum on Labour Law Reform and Institutional Capacity Building

    17 - 18 January 2018

    The Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labour Rights and Practices in Myanmar is convening the 3rd edition of its Stakeholder Forum to discuss the ongoing labour law reform and the 2018 roadmap for national economic development.

November 2017

  1. Promoting Employment of People with Disability - Multi-stakeholder Workshop

    21 November 2017

    The ILO and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business facilitated a multi-stakeholder discussion focussed on how to effectively promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities (PWDs), including a discussion on quotas, what supporting measures are needed to make quotas a success, and alternatives to quotas, drawing on other countries’ experiences.

September 2017

  1. ILO Guide to Myanmar Labour Law 2017

    28 September 2017

    ILO Liaison Office in Myanmar will launch its much awaited publication ILO Guide to Myanmar Labour Law 2017. There will be an introduction to the Guide, followed by Q&A session. The Guide is now available in English, Myanmar and Korean. It will soon be available in Chinese as well.

August 2017

  1. Training Workshop: Spotting potential for employment in Myanmar.

    28 August 2017

    Training workshop on assessing the employment impacts of trade in Myanmar for technical specialists and policy working group​ member.

  2. The first meeting of the series of sectoral consultations and social dialogues within policy working group members and representatives from stakeholder institutions

    28 August 2017

June 2017

  1. Launching and inception workshop

    5 June 2017

April 2017

  1. Myanmar Safety & Health Day

    28 April 2017

    On 28 April 2017, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, together with employers and workers organisations, marked the first ever Myanmar Safety and Health Day in Yangon and Mandalay. The event was part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work.