He was addressing at international symposium on "Global value chain power, power relations and challenges for Decent Work Agenda
in Developing Countries" arranged by the Department of Rural Sociology and Institute of Business Administration University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD).
23/04/2019 18:37, MANOUBA/Tunisia (TAP) - A regional forum on supporting the initiative of young people and women in the handicrafts sector was held on Tuesday in Manouba, as part of the Decent Work Agenda
, implemented in collaboration between the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment and the International Labour Organisation.
"This project will therefore be one of the centerpieces for ILO's Centenary as interventions in the Bangsamoro areas are meant to create jobs while advocating the Decent Work Agenda
," Hassan said.
According to Mr President, Government is determined to attain the decent work agenda
, which involves opportunities to works that are productive and deliver fair income, security in works place and social protection for families.
The ILO's Decent Work Agenda
was launched in 1999-2000 by then ILO Director-General Juan Somavia.
The concept has gained widespread international acceptance and has been incorporated into the United Nations' 2030 Agenda , with Goal 8 calling for the promotion of 'inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.' The Decent Work Agenda
wasfirstspelt out in the 1999 ILO report and was formally adopted in 2008, as part of the ILO's Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization.
21 (Petra) - The Ministry of Labor, the International Labor Organization (ILO), the General Federation Of Jordan Trade Unions (GFJTU) and the Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to implement the Decent Work Agenda
2018-2022 with the aim of giving priority to creating employment opportunities to contribute to economic and social stability.
This year's theme emphasizes the need to "change the rules" to achieve the four pillars of the decent work agenda
: job creation, rights at work, social protection and social dialogue.
Addressing the signing ceremony, Afroza said Bangladesh is fully supportive of the ILO's Decent Work agenda
and implemented two Decent Work Country Programmes so far covering the periods 2006-2009 and 2012-2015.
Ingrid Christensen, ILO Country Director in Pakistan, in her speech called for the adoption of ILO Decent Work Agenda
and said that a Social Dialogue is very much needed to implement the fundamental rights to work.
We have championed workers' rights through social dialogue, tripartite setups, and the community, and pushed for the implementation of a decent work agenda
. We continue to advocate OSH at the workplace through implementation of the Occupation Safety Act of 2007, especially in sectors where young people are employed.