Publications

2021

  1. The impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar: a study of income loss of workers in the garment sector

    27 July 2021

    Myanmar garment sector, a major contributor to jobs and livelihoods for the country, has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Employment in Myanmar since the military takeover: A rapid impact assessment

    19 July 2021

    This ILO brief is a rapid impact assessment of the impact of the military takeover of 1 February on employment in Myanmar.

  3. Experiences of ASEAN migrant workers during COVID-19: Rights at work, migration during the pandemic, and remigration plans (Second assessment)

    02 July 2021

    This study – conducted from mid-October to December 2020 – is a follow-up to the initial assessment undertaken in March and April 2020.

  4. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  5. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.

  6. Moving the Needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector; Executive summary

    25 June 2021

    The report sheds light on the importance of addressing gender equality in the garment sector, while also providing ILO constituents and industry stakeholders with a holistic roadmap for action that places decent work and social justice at the heart of the post-pandemic business model. The report specifically considers gender equality within the garment sector in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

  7. Skills and labour migration: The role of social partners in promoting policy coherence in Myanmar

    24 June 2021

    This paper, Skills and labour migration: The role of social partners in promoting policy coherence in Myanmar, takes stock of Myanmar’s international migration trends; examines horizontal and vertical policy coherence; maps relevant policies related to migration and skills; and provides recommendations for the social partners to promote policy coherence in order to enhance the benefits of migration. It is part of a series of papers on policy coherence published by the ILO’s Developing International and Internal Labour Migration Governance (DIILM) project, and different to the others, moves the focus from the role of government in policy coherence, to the role of the social partners – trade unions and employers’ organizations, as well as CSOs.

  8. Celebrating International Domestic Workers Day 2021 #Valuing domestic work as work

    16 June 2021

    June 16th 2021 is the 10th anniversary of the adoption of ILO’s Domestic Work Convention (No. 189) at the International Labour Conference in Geneva. Every year in Myanmar, we celebrate this day to raise awareness about the valuable contribution domestic workers made to our society and economy and to promote the need to adopt improved legal and social protection for Myanmar domestic workers.

  9. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    16 June 2021

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  10. ရွေ့ပြောင်းအလုပ်သမားသက်သာချောင်ချိရေးရန်ပုံငွေ - မြန်မာနိုင်ငံအတွက် နီပေါနိုင်ငံ၊ ထိုင်းနိုင်ငံနှင့် ဖိလစ်ပိုင်နိုင်ငံ တို့မှ လေ့လာအတုယူဖွယ် ဆောင်ရွက်ချက်များ

    08 June 2021

    ဤစာတမ်းကို အသက်မွေးဝမ်းကျောင်းမှုနှင့် စားနပ်ရိက္ခာဖူလုံရေး ရန်ပုံငွေ (LIFT) က ရန်ပုံငွေပံ့ပိုးပေးသည့် ILO မြန်မာ၏ ပြည်တွင်း ပြည်ပ ရွှေ့ပြောင်းသွားလာခြင်းစီမံခန့်ခွဲမှု ဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်ရေး (DIILM စီမံကိန်း)က ရေးသားပြုစုထားပြီး၊ အာဆီယံ ၃ နိုင်ငံဖြစ်သည့် နီပေါ၊ ဖိလစ်ပိုင်နှင့် ထိုင်းနိုင်ငံတို့တွင် ရွှေ့ပြောင်းအလုပ်သမား သက်သာချောင်ချိရေးရန်ပုံငွေများ တည်ထောင်ခြင်း၊ စီမံခန့်ခွဲခြင်းနှင့် အကောင်အထည်ဖော်ခြင်းတို့ကို ဖော်ပြထားပါသည်။

  11. Migrant Welfare Funds: Lessons for Myanmar from Nepal, Thailand and the Philippines

    08 June 2021

    This paper prepared by ILO Myanmar’s Development of Internal and International Labour Migration (DIILM Project) (February 2016 – June 2021) funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT) provides details of the development, administration and implementation of migrant welfare funds in three Asian countries, namely Nepal, the Phiippines and Thailand.

  12. Social security system in Myanmar and migrant workers (ILO Brief 2)

    07 June 2021

    This is the second brief on Social Protection and Myanmar Migrant Workers prepared by ILO Myanmar’s Development of Internal and International Labour Migration (DIILM Project) (February 2016 – June 2021) funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT).

  13. International Law, Social Protection and Myanmar Migrant Workers (ILO Brief 1)

    07 June 2021

    This is the first brief on Social Protection and Myanmar Migrant Workers prepared by ILO Myanmar’s Development of Internal and International Labour Migration (DIILM Project) (February 2016 – June 2021) funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT).

  14. Greener clothes? Environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia

    07 June 2021

    The increasing social and environmental impacts of the textile and garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, tools and assessment platforms to enhance the sustainability of the sector. There is a great deal of diversity in these initiatives, including differences in their focus, the actors involved, who the beneficiaries are, the longevity of the activities and how they define and measure success. The report highlights where there might be gaps in the current offerings of initiatives, and what types of initiatives have alignment with MSMEs knowledge and learning needs, as a way to highlight where future attention in developing new or enhanced initiatives might lie.

  15. အကူးအပြောင်းကာလနှင့် လုပ်သားအင်အားလျှော့ချမှု စီမံဆောင်ရွက်ခြင်းဆိုင်ရာ လမ်းညွှန်ချက်များ (မူ ၂.၀)

    01 June 2021

    COVID – 19 ကပ်ရောဂါသည် အလုပ်အကိုင်ဝန်းကျင်လောကကို သက်ရောက်လျက် အလုပ်လက်မဲ့ဖြစ်ခြင်းနှင့် အလုပ်အကိုင်အရည်အသွေး ညံ့ဖျင်းမှုအနေအထားများ မြင့်မားလာစေသည့်အပြင် အထည်ချုပ်လုပ်သားထု၏ အများစုဖြစ်သော အမျိုးသမီးအလုပ်သမားများအပေါ် အချိုးအစား မမျှတသည့်အနေအထားဖြင့် ထိခိုက်စေလျက်ရှိပါသည်။

  16. Managing Transitions and Retrenchments Guidelines - Version 2.0 (Chinese version)

    01 June 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world of work, increasing unemployment and underemployment, and disproportionately impacting women workers who make up the majority of the garment workforce.

  17. Managing Transitions and Retrenchments Guidelines (Version 2.0)

    01 June 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world of work, increasing unemployment and underemployment, and disproportionately impacting women workers who make up the majority of the garment workforce.

  18. Leveraging advanced technology to improve labour mobility governance

    25 May 2021

    This paper was prepared by Rebecca Napier-Moore and Anna Olsen and presented at session two of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue with the theme: Leveraging advanced technology to improve labour mobility governance on 25 May 2021.

  19. Closing the Migration-Trafficking Protection Gap: Policy Coherence in Myanmar

    18 May 2021

    This current paper, addresses horizontal policy coherence in labour migration and anti-trafficking arenas, with an examination of the main actors and their roles, the laws and policies involved, and strategies and mechanisms. Stronger, better coordinated labour migration and anti-trafficking governance can positively affect the wider development of the country, creating better migration journeys where exploitation does not feature in migrants’ experiences, where migration outcomes are empowering, rewarding, and positive, and where access to remedy and justice are guaranteed in cases where problems do occur.

  20. ရွှေ့ပြောင်းအလုပ်သမားအထောက်အပံ့စင်တာများ

    11 May 2021

    နိုင်ငံအနှံ့ မဟာဗျူဟာကျသော တည်နေရာအမျိုးမျိုးတွင် ရွှေပြောင်းအလုပ်သမားအထောက်အပံ့စင်တာများကို တည်ထောင် ဆောင်ရွက်နိုင်ရန် DIILM စီမံကိန်းက အလုပ်သမားအဖွဲ့အစည်းများနှင့် အရပ်ဘက်လူမှုအဖွဲ့အစည်းများကို ပံ့ပိုးပေးခဲ့ပါသည်။ ရွှေ့ပြောင်းသွားလာ နိုင်ချေရှိသူများ၊ နေရပ်ပြန် ရွှေ့ပြောင်းသွားလာသူများနှင့် ၎င်းတို့၏မိသားစုဝင်များအနေဖြင့် ရွှေ့ပြောင်း သွားလာခြင်းဆိုင်ရာ တိကျသည့် နောက်ဆုံးအခြေအနေ သတင်းအချက်အလက်များ သိရှိရယူနိုင်သည့် နေရာများတွင် စင်တာ များကို တည်ထောင်ထားရှိပါသည်။ စင်တာများတွင် တိုင်ကြားမှုကိစ္စရပ်များနှင့်ပတ်သက်၍ အကြံဉာဏ်နှင့် ဥပဒေဆိုင်ရာ အထောက်အကူပြု အကူအညီများရယူနိုင်သည့် အပြင်၊ အခက်အခဲကြုံတွေ့ချိန်တွင် ဆွေးနွေးလမ်းညွှန်မှုကိုလည်း ရယူနိုင်ပါ သည်။ DIILM စီမံကိန်းကို အသက်မွေးဝမ်းကျောင်းနှင့် စားနပ်ရိက္ခာဖူလုံရေး ရန်ပုံငွေအဖွဲ့အစည်း (LIFT) က ရန်ပုံငွေ ပံ့ပိုးပေးပါ သည်။