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March 24, 2017

International Labour Organization

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