National tripartite preparatory meeting held for 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

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Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe holds talks with Direct Contacts Mission Leader Prof. Yozo Yokota and team in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.  Photo: MNA

Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population held a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday in preparation for 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour, (AFML) which is slated to be held in Singapore from 29 to 30 October.
The National Tripartite Preparatory Meeting is aimed at reviewing the progress of the implementation of suggestions at the previous AFML, promoting decent jobs for migrant workers in ASEAN region and encouraging digital technology in dealing with the migrant labour issues.
The tripartite meeting, participated by representatives from the government, employers, employees and civil society organizations was jointly conducted by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population and the International Labour Organization.
The theme of the 11th ASEAN forum on Migrant Labour is “Digitalization to Promote Decent Work.”
In his key-note address at the meeting, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe stressed the important role of the digital technology in managing migrant workers in the region. Following his address, Ms. Anna Engblom, chief technical adviser from ILO Triangle in ASEAN project and Ms. Heather McBride, first secretary from Embassy of Canada to Myanmar, delivered key-note addresses.
The attendees at the meeting discussed topics under the title, “Digitalisation to Promote Decent Work for Migrant Workers in ASEAN”, of the 11th AFML.
Union Minister labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe received Direct Contacts Mission leader Prof. Yozo Yokota and team at the Ministry’s meeting hall in Nay Pyi Taw in the afternoon.
At the meeting, they discussed matters related to six decisions of the ILO’s Committee on Implication of Standards, tripartite meetings on labour issues, drafting related with labour and recommendations of the Direct Contacts Mission.

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