UMFCCI General Secretary talks about capacity-building for employees at Asia Employers’ Summit in Japan

Daw Khine Khine Nwe, General Secretary of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, as Myanmar employer representative, joined the Asia Employers’ Summit held at the head office of Keidanren Kaikan in Japan.
The summit was jointly organized by the International Organization of Employers-OIE, the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) and the European Union-EU on 21 and 22 September.
The summit aimed to promote cooperation among IOE member countries, enhance the best practices for the uplift of skills and capacity in the digital era, strengthen the internationally competitive capacity of companies in Asia-Pacific and Arab countries, follow sustainable business behaviours, and build trust among national-level social partners.
In her discussions, Daw Khine Khine Nwe clarified the participation of UMFCCI representing the private sector in adopting skill policies of the State, training courses conducted by UMFCCI, pre-skill, up-skill and re-skill courses on garment industries being conducted by Myanmar Garment Human Resource Development training school, and good results on linking two out of four levels of National Skills Standards Authority-NSSA.
Speakers of dialogue partner countries expressed their perspectives on enhancing the leading role of Employer and Business Membership Organization-EBMOs with prospects to boost the future economy, salaries and wages, skills, challenges in all aspects, opportunities, economic and human rights, building sustainable and competitive supply chains in Asia, organizing MSME businesspersons to become EBMO members, exchange of significant success of MSME businesspersons in Asia, digital transformation in the world economic landscape and the important role of the Classbox Economy.
The summit was also joined by EBMOs and companies from Asia-Pacific and Arab countries, and heads of state, delegates and officials from Southeast Asia and island countries. — ASH/TTA

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