Developments concerning the question of the observance by the Government of Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)

This report fulfils the obligation stemming from the resolution on the widespread use of forced labour in Myanmar adopted by the 87th Session (1999) of the International Labour Conference that there be a standing Governing Body agenda item on this subject. The paper addresses the activities undertaken and progress made since the last report. It reports on the high-level mission undertaken on 22–25 February 2011 during which, amongst other matters, the trial period of the Supplementary Understanding complaints mechanism was extended for a further 12 months until 25 February 2012.

Conference paper | 11 March 2011