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The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) ILS Acting Executive Director participates in the Korea/ILO Training Workshop on Employment Insurance from 15-21 in Seoul, South Korea.

The Training Workshop on Unemployment Insurance, jointly-organized by the International Labor Organization and the Korea Employment Information Service, was attended by tripartite representatives from Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.  Exec. Director Lobrin-Satumba was joined by Ms. Lucila Tarriela, Treasurer of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines, and Mr. Roberto Flores, Vice President of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines.

The training workshop was aimed at building the capacity of the participants in understanding the concept of unemployment insurance in accordance with relevant ILO Social Security Conventions; exploring international good practices, especially of the Republic of Korea; and, developing new ideas about advancing unemployment insurance schemes at the national level.

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