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  1. News

    Intensifying Efforts for Employees Compensation Scheme, Workers Welfare

    13 December 2016

    As the clamour for the amendment of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund Act beyond the Employees Compensation Scheme at the National Assembly heightens, the NSITF has intensified lobbying across state governments to key into the scheme.

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    Press release

    Compensation arrangement agreed for victims of the Ali Enterprise factory fire in Pakistan

    10 September 2016

    An ILO enabled agreement has been reached on compensation for victims of the 2012 Ali Enterprises garment factory in Baldia, Karachi.

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    ILO Statement

    ILO to coordinate compensation process for victims of Ali Enterprises’ tragedy

    26 May 2016

    The ILO will facilitate compensation for workers injured in a 2012 factory fire in Karachi, Pakistan.

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    Bangladesh: The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee announce that sufficient funds now available to complete payments under the Rana Plaza arrangement

    08 June 2015

    The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee are delighted to announce that the $30million target required in the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund has been met, following a large anonymous donation received in the last few days.

    ILO country office in Bangladesh

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    Social Protection

    Palestinian Authority to adopt private sector social security scheme by 2015

    02 December 2013

    The National Social Security Committee has unveiled a proposed social security scheme covering pensions, and maternity and employment injury benefits to be financed by both employers and workers

  6. Social protection scheme

    Cambodia's social protection scheme helps rebuild shattered lives

    24 July 2012

    The ILO/Korea Partnership Programme in Asia and the Pacific works with the Royal Government of Cambodia to implement an employment injury insurance programme.

  7. Press release

    ILO calls for new efforts to support people with disabilities in the world of work

    03 December 2007

    Despite significant progress in recent years in improving their livelihoods, new efforts are needed to break down barriers that still prevent millions of people with disabilities from working and contributing to the economic growth of their societies, according to a new ILO report released for the International Day of Disabled Persons.