On August 17–20 a follow-up seminar for sugar cane farmers and a Life Support Seminar for vegetable farmers were held in the southern province of Savannakhet in Laos as part of the SGRA project (Supporting Grass-Roots Activities through the International Employers’ and Workers’ Network).
JILAF, together with the Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU), held a two-day industrial relations and labour policy seminar in Ulaanbaatar on August 30–31.
A JILAF delegation visited the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu from September 6 (Tuesday) to 12 (Monday) for the SGRA project (Supporting Grass-Roots Activities through the International Employers’ and Workers’ Network), which is being implemented with grants from the Japanese government (Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare).
JILAF and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly held a multinational seminar in the Thai capital of Bangkok for five days from August 22 to 26 on the main theme of “Globalization, Economic Integration, and the Role of Trade Unions: Toward Employment Stability, the Prevention of Meaningless Industrial Disputes, Etc. through the Building of Constructive Industrial Relations.”
A total of 12 people (including 6 women) participated in the team from Laos and Vietnam that visited Japan from September 4 to 17.
JILAF invited 10 people from Bangladesh and Nepal (including 4 women) to visit Japan from July 24 to August 6.
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