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Manila – Institute for Labor Studies Acting Chief for the Labor and Social Relations Research Division Ms. Miraluna S. Tacadao successfully completed the International Training Programme on “Labor and Employment Relations in a Global Economy” from November 4 – 22nd at the V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in Noida, India.

The ITEC Training Programme aims to enhance the understanding and capabilities of policy makers and practioners involved with social and economic policies in effectively managing labor and employment relations in a global economy. The training also assumes utmost significance in the context of massive transformations being witnessed in the world of work in the last two decades.

The training programme was organized under the aegis of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) scheme of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India. The ITEC programme was predicated on the underlying belief that “it was necessary to establish relations of mutual concern and interdependence based not only on commonly held ideals and aspirations, but also on solid economic foundations. Further, “technical and economic cooperation was considered to be one of the essential functions of an integrated and imaginative foreign society.”

Capacity building is one of the major activities under ITEC and this international training programme was participated by labor professionals from various countries which aims to prepare them for the increasingly globalized world.