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January 17, 2018

International Labour Organization

ILO supports partnership on Apprenticeship in Port of Spain

Port of Spain : “There are no reported cases of child labour in Trinidad and Tobago but this does not mean that it does not exist,” says Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Dr. the Honourable Lovell Francis. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of a two-day seminar titled: School-to-Work transition for

International Labour Organization (ILO) and World Trade Organization (WTO) launched study on “Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade”

A joint ILO-WTO study, Investing in Skills for Inclusive Trade, shows that boosting core work, technical and management skills can help countries and businesses meet the challenges of an ever more competitive global economy by reducing costs, improving quality of products. The authors point to evidence that countries with responsive skills development systems tend to

EU tied up with UN labour agency, ILO again to continue modernization of TVET through ‘Skills 21’

Dhaka (Bangladesh) : The EU Head of Delegation in Dhaka Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon has said that their “development assistance to Bangladesh puts people first”. “This is clearly reflected by the contracts signed in December last year,” he said, adding that this new contracts would provide the partnership with Bangladesh “a fresh impetus”. Under the ‘Skills

Klobuchar, Franken announced $1.5 Million funding for the Minnesota Apprenticeship Expansion Initiative

Washington DC : United States Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Minnesota Department of Labor a $1.5 million federal grant to fund the Minnesota Apprenticeship Expansion Initiative. The funds, provided through the ApprenticeshipUSA initiative, will be used to help meet the need for equitable,

“…Make in India great, Start-up India great, Skill India great; make Formal India part of the story,” ILO chief Guy Ryder urged India to focus on formalizing workforce

New Delhi: The International Labour Organization (ILO) praised India’s “impressive economic growth”, but urged the country to make efforts to create more “decent jobs” and formalize its workforce. After meeting labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya, ILO director-general Guy Ryder said that India must make efforts to reduce informality in the workforce in general and curb contract