News, articles and statements

2011

  1. News

    Workshop on good practises and experience sharing on labour inspection in Arab countries.

    02 November 2011

    The ILO, in collaboration with the Jordanian Ministry of Labour organized a workshop to share experiences and good practices on labour inspection in the Arab region.

  2. News

    High Level Meeting on Labour Administration and Inspection

    28 October 2011

    At the request of Norwegian Ministry of Labour, a high level meeting took place in Oslo between ILO officials and tripartite constituents.

  3. News

    Workshop on Performance Management, Johannesburg.

    24 October 2011

    At the request of Department of Labour (DoL) of South Africa, LAB/ADMIN provided technical assistance on the implementation of a performance management system in the DoL and its two key branches, Labour Inspection and Enforcement and Public Employment Services.Recommendations of an independent academic study were also discussed during this national workshop.

  4. News

    Labour Administration and Labour Inspection Academy.

    24 October 2011

    The inaugural Labour Administration and Labour Inspection Academy was launched at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin.

  5. News

    Training of Labour Inspector Trainers.

    24 October 2011

    Following the recent High Level Dialogue on Strengthening Labour Inspection Coordination in Indonesia, LAB/ADMIN facilitated a training of trainers with 25 selected labour inspectors from across the country.

  6. News

    High Level Dialogue on Strengthening Labour Inspection Coordination in Indonesia.

    24 October 2011

    To support the government's efforts to implement Presidential Decree No. 21 of 2010 and improve coordination between labour inspectors and other stakeholders, LAB/ADMIN in partnership with the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration and ILO Jakarta organized this high level tripartite dialogue.

  7. News

    Needs Assessment Workshop on Training for Labour Inspectors in Cambodia.

    24 October 2011

    In cooperation with the ILO's Better Factories Cambodia project, Maria Luz Vega and René Robert from LAB/ADMIN facilitated a one day workshop during which participants (labour inspectors and managers) carried out group exercises to assess and prioritize the training needs of labour inspectors in the country.

  8. News

    National Seminar on the Resolution and Conclusions on Labour Administration and Labour Inspection

    10 October 2011

    A high level seminar was held in Alger on the notions and contents of the ILO Resolution and Conclusions on labour administration and labour inspection adopted by the International Labour Conference in June 2011.

  9. News

    Experts' meeting on the role of labour administration and labour inspection in Arab States

    05 October 2011

    LAB/ADMIN, in collaboration with the Arab Centre for Labour Administration and Employment (ACLAE), the Organisation of Arab States and the Tunisian Ministry of Social Affairs, organized an experts' meeting on the role of labour administration and labour inspection in promoting decent work in the Arab States.

  10. News

    Workshop on strengthening cooperation between labour inspection systems and the judiciary

    03 October 2011

    Drawing on recent ILO studies on labour inspection sanctions, a workshop was held in Venice to address the opportunities and challenges for strengthening cooperation between national labour inspection systems and the judiciary as a means to improve labour law compliance.

  11. News

    15th meeting of the International Network of Training Institutions in the field of Labour (RIIFT) on 19-20 September 2011 in Lisbon, Portugal

    22 September 2011

    The International Network of Training Institutions in the field of Labour (RIIFT) held its 15th meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

  12. News

    Needs assessment of the Namibia Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare

    21 September 2011

    Ludek Rychly, (ILO Geneva) and Limpho Mandoro (ILO Pretoria) carried out a needs assessment of Namibia's Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, holding consultations with government officials from across the country and offering preliminary recommendations on how to strengthen the effectiveness of its institutions and staff. The information gathered during the mission and the findings and recommendations of the experts will be published in a report to be shared with the government.

  13. News

    29th National Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Labour Inspectors

    14 September 2011

    In keeping with the close collaboration between the ILO and the Brazilian Labour Inspection Secretary of the Ministry of Employment, LAB/ADMIN officials Giuseppe Casale (Director) and Maria Luz Vega (Senior Specialist) were invited to be special guests on an international panel for the 29th national meeting of the Brazilian labour inspectors where they discussed the issue of labour inspector training.

  14. News

    European Conference on Fundamental Social Rights and the Posting of Workers in the Framework of the EU Single Market

    01 July 2011

    As a follow-up to the ILO/EU collaboration on the topic of undeclared and posted workers, Maria Luz Vega on behalf of LAB/ADMIN participated in this European Conference as a rapporteur for the group discussion on administrative cooperation.

  15. News

    Seminar on the role of ministries of labour in a modern society

    23 June 2011

    A seminar on the role of ministries of labour in modern society was held in Cairo at the invitation of the Egyptian Minister of Manpower and Migration, Mr. Mohammed El- Borai. Specialists from the ILO's Labour Administration and Inspection Programme (José Luis Daza and Ludek Rychly) presented recommendations concerning the adaptation of labour administration in Egypt to new social and economic conditions.

  16. Feature story

    Monitoring hazardous child labour in Tajikistan

    10 June 2011

    Labour inspectors often find it difficult to reach out to informal economy workplaces where hazardous child labour occurs most frequently. According to this year’s ILO report for World Day Against Child Labour, child labour monitoring (CLM) systems are a powerful means to support labour inspectorates.

  17. Feature story

    Labour administration and inspection key to good global governance

    31 May 2011

    The importance of strong and effective labour administration and labour inspection systems in the context of economic and social development is recognised in the Constitution of the ILO, the Declaration of Philadelphia and the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization. The same principles have been further developed by numerous ILO Conventions, Recommendations and other instruments. ILO Online spoke with Giuseppe Casale, Director of the ILO’s Labour Administration and Inspection Programme (LAB/ADMIN).

  18. News

    Training of Trainers on Labour Inspection

    27 May 2011

    In the framework of the Norwegian funded LAB/ADMIN project (Strengthening labour administration and labour inspection services in selected countries), the ILO held a training of trainers seminar on labour inspection from 28 March-1 April 2011.

  19. News

    Development of Modern and Efficient Labour Inspection

    27 May 2011

    The ILO held a training workshop from 17-19 May on the “Development of Modern and Efficient Labour Inspection”.

  20. News

    Seminar on Labour Inspection and its links with regional and government institutions in Central America

    17 May 2011

    Following an ongoing tradition in Central America, a regional seminar was held on labour inspection from 11 to 13 May 2011, organized by the ILO project "PROFIL" and attended by Maria-Luz Vega, Senior Labour Administration and Inspection Officer from LAB/ADMIN.