Activity reports

FY2010FY: Japanese Fiscal Year. from April to March

Field Project(2011.03.05〜2011.03.07)

Thai Workplace HIV/AIDS Educators Project Phase 3
(Mid-Term Seminar on Labour-Management Cooperation for Second-Term Educators)

As part of Phase 3 of the "Training of Peer Educators on HIV/AIDS at the Workplace in Thailand" project, which receives financial support from the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects scheme of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, JILAF held a mid-term seminar on labour-management cooperation for second-term educators in Samut Prakan, Thailand, from March 5 to 7, 2011.

Field Project(2011.03.01〜2011.03.04)

VGCL/JILAF Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity

"Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity" was jointly held by JILAF and Vietnam General Confederation Labour (VGCL, 1-4 March, 2011 in Hanoi, Viet Nam with 30 participants.

Field Project(2011.02.23〜2011.02.25)

Seminar on Labour Law Reform with NTUC-I

Nepal Trade Union Congress Independent (NTUC-I) and JILAF held a seminar on labour law reform in Kathmandu from Feb.23 to 25 with 45 participants (7 women included)from NTUC-I Central Committee, Affiliates, and Regional Committees.

Field Project(2011.02.21〜2011.02.24)

Employment Stability and Capacity-Building Seminar in Indonesia

The employment stability and capacity-building seminar organized jointly by JILAF and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (CITU) was held in Bogor in the province of Western Java, Indonesia, from February 22 to 24, 2011.

Invitation(2011.02.13〜2011.02.26)

South America Team

JILAF invited seven persons (including four women) from four organizations in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay to visit Japan from February 13 to 26.

Field Project(2011.02.09〜2011.02.10)

Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship in Cambodia

"Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship" was jointly held by JILAF and Council of Trade Union Confederation of Cambodia (CTUCC), 9-10 February, 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with 30 participants.

Invitation(2011.01.23〜2011.02.05)

Middle East and North Africa Team

JILAF invited seven persons (including two women) from five organizations in four countries and one region in the Middle East and North Africa to visit Japan from January 23 to February 5.

Field Project(2011.01.21〜2011.01.23)

Employment Stability Seminar in Thailand

JILAF held a seminar on employment stability through labour-management cooperation in Bangkok on January 21-23.

Field Project(2011.01.18〜2011.01.21)

TUCP/JILAF Seminar on Industrial Relations and Productivity

"Seminar on Industrial Relations and Productivity" was jointly held by Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) and JILAF on January 18 - 21, 2011 in Manila, with 29 participants.

Field Project(2010.12.23〜2010.12.24)

LFTU/JILAF Seminar on Collective Bargaining Agreement

Japan International Labour Foundation (JILAF) and Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) jointly held a workshop on Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) on December 23 and 24 in Paksan, Bolikhamxay Prefecture.

Field Project(2010.12.20〜2010.12.22)

Thai Workplace HIV/AIDS Educators Project Phase 3

JILAF has started Phase 3 of the "Training of Peer Educators on HIV/AIDS at the Workplace in Thailand" project, which receives financial support from the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects scheme of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Field Project(2010.12.14〜2010.12.16)

Workplace Environment Improvement Seminar and Labour-Management Relations Seminar in East Timor

JILAF and the Timor Leste Trade Union Confederation (TLTUC) jointly held the Workplace Environment Improvement Seminar and Labour-Management Relations Seminar in Dili, East Timor (Timor Leste), on December 14-16, 2010, with the participation of 30 persons.

Invitation(2010.12.13〜2010.12.19)

VGCL Study Team on Japanese Labour Laws

The Study team on the theme of "Japanese labour laws" from Vietnam visits to Japan from December 13 to 19.

Field Project(2010.12.07〜2010.12.08)

ITUC-AP Coordination Meeting with GUFs and TUSSOs

ITUC-AP held its Coordination Meeting with GUFs (Global Union Federations) and TUSSOs (Trade Union Support and Solidarity Organization) in Singapore from 7th to 8th, December.

Field Project(2010.12.01〜2010.12.04)

CITU/JILAF Seminar on Productivity and Industrial Relations

"Seminar on Productivity and Industrial Relations" was jointly held by Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (CITU) and JILAF on December 1-4, 2010 in Bogor, West Jawa, Indonesia with 23 participants.

Invitation(2010.11.28〜2010.12.11)

Eurasia Team

JILAF invited eight persons (including four women) from seven organizations in seven countries to visit Japan from November 28 to December 11, 2010.

Field Project(2010.11.14〜2010.11.21)

Monitoring Tour of "RENGO Fund with Love" in Cambodia and Lao PDR

A monitoring group was dispatched to Cambodia and Lao PDR from November 14 to 21 to follow up NGO activities which are supported by "RENGO Fund with Love".

Invitation(2010.11.03〜2010.11.16)

English-Speaking Africa Team

JILAF invited eight persons (including seven women) from eight organizations in eight English-speaking African countries to visit Japan from November 3 to 16.

Field Project(2010.11.02〜2010.11.04)

Mongolia Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity

"Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity" was jointly held by JILAF and Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU), 2-4 November, 2010 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with 30 participants.

Invitation(2010.10.17〜2010.10.30)

East Europe Team

JILAF invited eight persons (including five women) from four East European countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Romania) to visit Japan from October 17 to 30.

Field Project(2010.10.15〜2010.10.21)

Workplace Environment Improvement Seminar in Indonesia

The workplace environment improvement seminar organized jointly by JILAF and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (CITU) was held on the island of Batam in Riau Province, Indonesia, from October 16 to 18, 2010, and in the city of Makasar in Southern Sulawesi Province from October 20 to 22, 2010.

Field Project(2010.10.13〜2010.10.15)

Labour-Management Relations Seminar in Czech

The JILAF and the Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (CMKOS) of the Czech Republic held a joint "National Workshop on Industrial Relations and Productivity" from October 13th to 15th in Prague. It was JILAF's first joint workshop in Eastern Europe.

Field Project(2010.09.30〜2010.10.02)

Thai Workplace HIV/AIDS Educators Project Phase 2: Skill Improvement Seminars

As concluding events in Phase 2 of the Training of Peer Educators on HIV/AIDS at the Workplace in Thailand project, which receives financial support from the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects scheme of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, JILAF held an educator training skill improvement seminar for second-term educators from September 30 to October 2 and a labour-management cooperation skill improvement seminar for first-term educators from October 3 to 5 in Bangkok with the participation of a total of 54 persons.

Invitation(2010.09.26〜2010.10.09)

Cambodia-Mongolia Team

JILAF invited a total of eight persons (including four women) from two organizations in Cambodia and Mongolia to visit Japan from September 26 to October 9.

Field Project(2010.09.17〜2010.09.19)

First Collaboration Seminar with CWC in Sri Lanka

JILAF and Ceylon Workers' Congress (CWC) of Sri Lanka jointly held seminars from September 17 to 19 in Colombo for the first time. JILAF and CWC have been cooperated for a long time in invitation program, but never had field project before. This was our first cooperation in our field project.

Field Project(2010.09.07〜2010.09.10)

CMTU/JILAF Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity

"Seminar on Labour & Management Relationship and Productivity" was jointly held by JILAF and Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU), 7-10 September, 2010 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with 32 participants.

Field Project(2010.08.30〜2010.09.02)

NTUC-I/JILAF National Workshop on Improvement of Working Environment in Nepal

National Workshop on "Improvement of Working Environment" was jointly held by JILAF and Nepal Trade Union Congress-Independent (NTUC-I) from August 31 to September 2 in Kathmandu, with 46 participants.

Invitation(2010.08.29〜2010.09.11)

Central American Team

JILAF invited a total of nine persons (including three women) from seven organizations in six countries in Central America to visit Japan from August 29 to September 11.

Field Project(2010.07.25)

Monitoring of INTUC/JILAF New Learning Centre

We carried out monitoring of new Markapur INTUC/JILAF Learning Centre in Andra Pradesh, India on July 25, 2010. We have been running non-formal school in cooperation with Indian National Trade Union Congress or INTUC since July, 2009 with 5-year plan, and this is the second year of its operation.

Field Project(2010.07.05)

Labour-Management Relations Seminar in China

In a project that began in 2006, JILAF and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) held a labour-management relations seminar titled "The Efforts of Trade Unions in Response to the Worldwide Financial Crisis" in Beijing on July 5-6. The seminar was attended by 30 persons; Keiko Sawai, a senior researcher at the Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards of Rengo (Japanese Trade Union Confederation), participated as an expert from JILAF.