JILAF invited five people from three organizations in major Western developed countries to visit Japan from February 15 to 22, 2015. The three organizations were the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) in the United States, the General Confederation of Labour–Workers’ Force (CGT-FO) in France, and the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO).
A JILAF delegation visited Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, from February 6 (Friday) to 13 (Friday) for the SGRA (Supporting Grass-Roots Activities through the International Employers’ and Workers’ Network) project, which is being implemented with subsidies from the Japanese government (Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare).
A JILAF delegation visited Khon Kaen in northeastern Thailand from January 21 to 27, 2015, for the third meeting of the Central Promotion Committee and a national workshop relating to the SGRA (Supporting Grass-Roots Activities through the International Employers’ and Workers’ Network) project.
JILAF invited a total of 12 people from countries in Central and South America to visit Japan from January 18 to 31, 2015. The participants consisted of six people from Portuguese-speaking Brazil (including three women) and six people from Spanish-speaking Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Venezuela (including three women).
JILAF, together with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), held an industrial relations and labour policy seminar in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on January 14–15 on the main theme of “The Role of Trade Unions in an Age of Globalization.” A total of 70 people participated, including VGCL union members and representatives from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
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