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    ILO Statement

    ILO to coordinate compensation process for victims of Ali Enterprises’ tragedy

    26 May 2016

    The ILO will facilitate compensation for workers injured in a 2012 factory fire in Karachi, Pakistan.

  2. News

    Bangladesh: The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee announce that sufficient funds now available to complete payments under the Rana Plaza arrangement

    08 June 2015

    The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee are delighted to announce that the $30million target required in the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund has been met, following a large anonymous donation received in the last few days.

    ILO country office in Bangladesh

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    Social Protection

    Palestinian Authority to adopt private sector social security scheme by 2015

    02 December 2013

    The National Social Security Committee has unveiled a proposed social security scheme covering pensions, and maternity and employment injury benefits to be financed by both employers and workers

  4. Social protection scheme

    Cambodia's social protection scheme helps rebuild shattered lives

    24 July 2012

    The ILO/Korea Partnership Programme in Asia and the Pacific works with the Royal Government of Cambodia to implement an employment injury insurance programme.

  5. Press release

    ILO calls for new efforts to support people with disabilities in the world of work

    03 December 2007

    Despite significant progress in recent years in improving their livelihoods, new efforts are needed to break down barriers that still prevent millions of people with disabilities from working and contributing to the economic growth of their societies, according to a new ILO report released for the International Day of Disabled Persons.

  6. Press release

    International Day of Disabled Persons - This year's IDDP focuses on the right of persons with disabilities to have a decent work, on an equal basis with others.

    26 November 2007

  7. Event

    International Day of Disabled Persons – 3 December 2007

    Observed for 15 years, the International Day of Disabled Persons, 3 December, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. This year's IDDP focuses on the right of persons with disabilities to have a decent work, on an equal basis with others.