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Asia Regional: Promoting Worker Rights in Foreign Investment

duration: 1 year (From 1 July 2020 to 30 June)
budget: not communicated

Project description
To assist unions in three countries in Asia to promote worker rights, including freedom of association, in projects funded by foreign investors, the Center will guide unions and civil society allies in establishing durable national networks that serve as a platform for information sharing, capacity building, and research related to promoting accountability for internationally recognized worker rights. The Center will also facilitate the creation of a regional network that will provide opportunities for wider exchange of information and promote cross-border collaboration.

Objective 1: To establish national civil society networks to promote worker rights in foreign investment projects in three countries

Objective 2: To establish a regional civil society network to promote worker rights in foreign investment projects