Tripartite Meeting on Promoting Fair Globalization in Textiles and Clothing in a Post-MFA Environment
The purpose of the meeting was to review the immediate social and economic impact of the end of the Multifibre Agreement (MFA) and the strategies that have been put in place or are being developed with a view to facilitating the elaboration of appropriate integrated strategies for promoting fair globalization in the sector worldwide.
01 February 2007
26 October 2005
Highlights the problems arising from the phase-out of quotas set by the Multifibre Arrangement (MFA), notably uncertainty among workers and enterprises worldwide. Urges for the elaboration and implementation of integrated strategies from global to local level, involving governments and social partners as well as the ILO as lead agency.
Employment Strategy Papers: The end of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement and its implication for trade and employment
24 October 2005
The study illustrates the evolution and performance of trade and employment in textiles and clothing (T&C) until 2005 and try to forecast its evolution, focusing on exporting developing countries. It illustrates new issues on fair trade and global production systems.
01 June 2005
A programme of the ILO for improvement of working conditions in the garment industry.
03 January 2004
This paper , written by Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in Islamabad, deals with on bonded labour in Pakistan’s carpet-weaving sector.
01 January 1998
Aiming to help with the productivity and efficiency of garment-producing enterprises, this manual suggests practical ideas for the design, materials, safety, welfare and maintenance of the business. It also presents procedures and examples for identifying and assessing productivity.