2010 Lecture Series: Asian Decent Work Agenda under Global Job Crisis

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ILO / Aoyama Gakuin University / TDLC

October- December 2010

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International Labour Organization (ILO), Aoyama Gakuin University and The Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) will host a lecture series on “Asian Decent Work Agenda under Global Job Crisis”. The lecture series consists of 6 sessions, featuring experts and specialists from ILO headquarters (Geneva), ILO Asia Pacific (Bangkok), the ILO Office in Japan, and various Japanese experts as speakers. This series will address ILO’s decent work activities as well as local activities in Japan via videoconference.


International Labour Organization Office in Japan (ILO)
Aoyama Gakuin University
Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC)

Session Description

All lectures (Japan Standard Time): Doors open: 17:30, Lecture: 18:00 to 20:00

1st Session: October 14, 2010 (Thur)
Title: International Labour Standards and its Supervisory Machinery
Speaker: Mr. Shingo Miyake, Legal Officer on international labour standards, (NORMES), ILO Geneva
Language: Japanese

2nd Session: October 21, 2010 (Thur)
Title: CSR and Decent Work: Global trends and ILO approaches
Speaker: Ms. Yukiko Arai, Senior Specialist, Multinational Enterprise Programme (MULTI), ILO Geneva
Language: Japanese and English (Simultaneous interpretation)

3rd Session: November 11, 2010 (Thur)
Title: ILO’s Technical Cooperation Activity focused on Occupational Safety and Health
Speaker: Mr. Tsuyoshi Kawakami, Senior Specialist on occupational safety and health, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the pacific (ROAP)
Language: Japanese

4th Session: November 18, 2010 (Thur)
Title: Child Labour (1) Global Report 2010
Speaker: Ms. Yoshie Noguchi, Senior Legal Officer, IPEC: International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, ILO Geneva
Language: Japanese

5th Session: November 25, 2010 (Thur)
Title: Child Labour (2) Activities in Asia and the Pacific
Speaker: Ms. Simrin Singh, Senior Specialist on Child Labour, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Language: Japanese and English (Simultaneous interpretation)

6th Session: December 9, 2010 (Thur)
Title: Gender Equality
Speaker: Mr. Raphael Crowe, Gender Specialist, ILO Geneva
Language: Japanese and English (Simultaneous interpretation)




30 people (registration will be closed after capacity is reached)


Advance registration required (first-come-first-served).

You can attend any combination of sessions or all six sessions.

Please register by sending us an email using the form below, indicating your name, organization, telephone number, e-mail address and which session you wish to attend.


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