Centre for International Networking
V.V. Giri National Labour Institute is mandated to forge professional collaborations with major international institutions involved with labour and related issues. Accordingly, the Institute has over the years forged collaborations with institutions like International Labour Organisation (ILO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS) etc. for undertaking various research and training activities. In the recent past, a number of innovative initiatives have been taken not only to strengthen the collaborations with organizations like ILO, UNDP and UNICEF but also to forge new and long-term collaborations with institutions like Japan Institute of Labour Policy and Training (JILPT), Korea Labour Institute (KLI), International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and International Training Centre (ITC), Turin, Sri Lanka Institute of Labour & Employment, UN Women, IGK Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History, Humboldt University, Germany and Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Gottingen, Germany. The major areas of collaborations include: Child Labour: Prevention of HIV/AIDS in the World of Work, Labour Migration, Social Security, Gender Issues, Skill Development, Labour History, Decent Work and Training Interventions related to Labour.
The Institute is also currently empanelled as a training institution for organizing international training programmes under the ITEC/SCAAP scheme of the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. During year 2011-2012, the Institute organized seven international training programmes on major themes like Leadership Development, Labour and Employment Relations in a Globalising Economy, Social Security, Prevention of HIV/IDS in the World of Work, Skill Development and Employment Generation, Gender Issues in Labour and Research Methods in Labour Studies. 180 participants representing nearly 40 countries participated in these programmes.
The Institute is committed to sustain international networking and hopes to forge more long term collaborations with leading international institutions, especially in relation to undertaking collaborative research and training activities, promoting faculty exchange programmes, and organising international/regional workshops and seminars.
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