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  1. The ITCILO invites youth to the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022

    04 July 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. Promoting environment friendly brick kilns

    15 March 2022

    An orientation and onsite training to convert brick kilns to environment friendly patterns was imparted to brick kiln owners and workers of Multan Division.

  3. Government of Pakistan and ILO sign MoU for implementation of Better Work

    11 March 2022

    The ILO and the Government of Pakistan have signed the MoU for the implementation of the ILO-IFC flagship programme, Better Work. The signing ceremony was presided over by Adviser to the Prime Minister on OPHRD, Mr. Muhammad Ayub Afridi.


  1. Baluchistan cabinet approves ban on bonded labour

    10 September 2020


  1. Disbursement of additional employment benefits begins for Ali Enterprise factory fire beneficiaries

    22 May 2018

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    Victims of 2012 Ali Enterprises factory fire receive additional compensation

    20 May 2018

    Victims of the September 2012 Ali Enterprises factory fire and their families start receiving payments from an additional compensation fund following negotiations enabled by the ILO.


  1. ILO Decent Work Team Senior Employers Specialist visits Pakistan

    22 May 2017

    Mr Ravi Peiris, Senior Specialist, Employers Activities, from the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team (DWT), New Delhi Office, recently visited Pakistan and had detailed deliberations with the ILO Pakistan team and with the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) to take stock of their needs for technical assistance from the Bureau for Employers' Activities of the ILO (ACT/EMP) and from the Employers Specialist in the DWT Team.


  1. Consultation session on the gender pay gap in the textile and garment sector in Pakistan

    22 November 2016

    A consultative session on Gender Pay Gap in Garment Sector attracted a diverse and articulate group of around 60 stakeholders. The event featured presentations on the quantitative and qualitative analysis and live Q&A. An expert panel commented on the drivers of pay discrimination and small facilitated groups focussed on how to address the various limitations of women’s pay and opportunities.

  2. ILO’s Press Statement on the tragic incident of fire at the shipbreaking facility in Gadani, Pakistan

    04 November 2016

    The ILO Country Office for Pakistan has expressed its deep condolences to the families of the victims of the recent fire at the ship-breaking facility in Gadani.

  3. Provincial labour inspectorates ready to rollout labour inspection drive

    05 August 2016

    Twenty four provincial senior labour inspectors resolved to rollout afresh labour inspection drive with a modern approach at Pakistani work places.