To celebrate Decent Work Day, the metropolitan municipality of Lima, the Ministry of Labour; International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Central Confederation of Workers of Peru (CUT - Peru), will hold activities within "the week for decent work, Lima" aiming to promote awareness with authorities, especially the local governments (municipalities) to promote and generate income and decent jobs for self-employed workers in the informal economy Peru. Activities to undertake:
October 03: Seminar "decent work and collective labour rights" (organized by SITENTEL CUT)
October 04: Installation of regional council of safety and health in Lima.
October 04: Discussion on Decent Work: "self/employment and local government action - district victory"
October 05: International Seminar on Decent Work
October 05: Discussion: Law and Social Justice for Decent Work; (sponsorship of Lawyers College of Peru)
October 06: Parade, Lima for Decent Work.
October 5th and 6th: Employment Great Fair
Regarding the parade, you can be part with your organisations holding banners, allegories, messages, etc., to contribute to the celebration for decent work.
Employment fair: you are required to bring copy of your id to access labour supply that 25 companies will offer which have an agreement with the city of Lima for Decent Work
Kindly disseminate these activities through your networks, programs and areas in which you work.
By the organising committee, Alina Vargas Llamocca, Business Development Manager, Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, Peru
By CUT Peru, Julio Cesar Bazan Figueroa, President
Manuel Escalante Sulca, Vice-President Self-employed Sector
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INDIA. DP is irreparable, scrap it, say activists. Times of India (10 April 2015).
TANZANIA. College plans to identify trade opportunities for hawkers. Daily News (10 April 2015) by Ludovick Kazoka.
INDIA. No street vendors, cycle rickshaws in Lajpat Nagar market: NGT. Zee News (8 April 2015) by PTI. New Delhi:
BOTSWANA. EDD is the way to go. Mmegi Online (8 April 2015).
USA. Five Courses: Hawkers' street food flair & more. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay (8 April 2015) by Meaghan Habuda.
INDIA. Hawkers may be allowed near Rishi Kapoor, Anil Ambani's Pali Hill residences. DNA India (8 April 2015) by Amrita Nayak Dutta.
ABU-DHABI. Abu Dhabi Municipality raid scares away street hawkers. Gulf News (7 April 2015).
SINGAPORE. Hawker centres to be spruced up with murals and art installations. Channel News Asia (5 April 2015) by Vimita Mohandas.
MALAYSIA. 'Development will be inclusive'. The Star Online (3 April 2015).
INDIA. 'Street vendors denied right to livelihood'. The Hindu (1 April 2015) by K.N. Umesh.
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