ILO discussions surround shaping the future of work

The Fijian delegation with Assistant Director General and Regional Director for the ILO Asia and Pacific Tomoko Nishimoto in Bangkok, Thailand. Picture: SUPPLIED

SHAPING the future of work to explore the implication of jobs in the future, focusing on the Asia Pacific Region.

This was the topic of discussion during the International Labour Organization workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, last week.

These discussions were held among the Fijian Government officials and other social partners who attended the ILO and government of South Korea-organised workshop on Strategies for Inclusive Growth in the Asia Pacific Region.

There were discussions on opportunities and challenges of the future of work for women in the Asia Pacific in the Field of TVET and to advance the ideas and solutions to promoting gender equality in the region.

The Fijian Government was represented by director Labour Standard Service Atish Kumar and Senior Employment Officer Sainimili Mocevakaca.

The employers’ representative was represented by the CEO of the Fiji Commerce and Employers’ Federation, Nesbitt Hazelman, and the workers’ representative was represented by Agni Deo Singh of the Fiji Trades Union Congress.

The International Labour Organization launched a publication on skills and the future of work and strategies for Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific Region.

This publication aims to disseminate frontline thinking and initiatives in the region on the subject of skills and the future of work.

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