News, articles and statements

October 2011

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

September 2011

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

July 2011

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    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.

May 2011

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    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.

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    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”.

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    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.

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    Training Workshop - Building Modern and Effective Labour Administration & Inspection System in Indonesia

    07 May 2011

    A week long training workshop for labour inspectors was carried out by LAB/ADMIN in partnership with ILO-Jakarta and the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration (MOMT).

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    60th Meeting of the European Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC)

    04 May 2011

    In its role as ILO focal point for the European Senior Labour Inspectors Committee, LAB/ADMIN participated at the SLIC plenary meeting and thematic day in Budpest, Hungary.

April 2011

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    Regional consultation meeting: Good practises in labour administration and inspection in the Americas

    27 April 2011

    In June 2010, the ILO's Governing Body put an item for general discussion on the agenda of the upcoming 100th Session of the International Labour Conference dealing with labour administration and labour inspection. It invited the Office to prepare an initial document to orient governments and the social partners on the development and structure of the eventual ILC Report. It decided that the Conference Report should provide general information on good practices in labour administration and labour inspection to enrich the June 2011 general discussion.

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    Training Workshop - Building Modern and Effective Labour Administration & Inspection System in Indonesia

    11 April 2011

    A week long training workshop for labour inspectors was carried out by LAB/ADMIN in partnership with ILO-Jakarta and the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration (MOMT).

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    High Level Tripartite Technical Conference

    06 April 2011

    LAB/ADMIN participated in a High Level Tripartite Technical Conference in Buenos Aires from 6-7 April 2011.

March 2011

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    Labour Inspection and Gender Equality Workshop

    07 March 2011

    LAB/ADMIN officers Carmen Bueno and René Robert assisted in a workshop on labour inspection and gender equality in Kyiv in the framework of the EU-ILO project “Gender Equality in the World of Work”.

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    European Campaign on Risk Assessment in the Use of Dangerous Substances - Summing Up Conference.

    07 March 2011

    G. Casale (Director) and M.L. Vega (Senior Specialist) from LAB/ADMIN took part in the Senior Labour Inspectors Committee conference on the European Campaign on Risk Assessment in the Use of Dangerous Substances in Lisbon, Portugal.

February 2011

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    European labour forum on the role of labour administration and inspection systems in overcoming economic crises

    25 February 2011

    The purpose of the European Labour Forum (ELF) was to share experiences on the role of national systems of labour administration and inspection during the ongoing economic crisis, and to discuss opportunities to both modernize service delivery mechanisms, and to strengthen the role of labour ministries in macro-economic policymaking.

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    Seminar on recent trends in labour law in Colombia.

    23 February 2011

    The seminar, organised at the Faculty of Law of the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá saw the participation of more than 100 attendees among academics, students, researchers and practitioners.