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In 2019, the region employed an estimated 65 million garment sector workers or 75 per cent of all garment sector workers worldwide.3 1 Unless explicitly stated otherwise, “garments” or “garment sector” refers to industries with ISIC code 13-15. 2 ILO calculations based on UNCTAD. 3 ILO estimates, based on available labour force survey data. (...) When demand for garments falters, workers along entire garment supply chains are also affected. (...) Workplace closures have, in many cases, caused supply chain disruptions and prevented imported inputs into garment production from arriving in time. The depletion of input inventories can present serious obstacles to maintaining garment production, and for garment workers to earn an income – regardless of whether the pandemic is under control in the country in which the factory is located.
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Score: 1280912.4 - www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/grou...s/briefingnote/wcms_758626.pdf
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In 2019, the region employed an estimated 65 million garment sector workers or 75 per cent of all garment sector workers worldwide.3 1 Unless explicitly stated otherwise, “garments” or “garment sector” refers to industries with ISIC code 13-15. 2 ILO calculations based on UNCTAD. 3 ILO estimates, based on available labour force survey data. (...) When demand for garments falters, workers along entire garment supply chains are also affected. (...) Workplace closures have, in many cases, caused supply chain disruptions and prevented imported inputs into garment production from arriving in time. The depletion of input inventories can present serious obstacles to maintaining garment production, and for garment workers to earn an income – regardless of whether the pandemic is under control in the country in which the factory is located.
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Score: 1280912.4 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...s/briefingnote/wcms_758626.pdf
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New Report Despite some progress, garment factories need to strengthen fire safety The latest report by Better Work Vietnam showed that fire safety works in major garment factories in the South have yet to meet the national and international standards despite certain progress. (...) In addition, more than a third of the factories were found to be lacking clearly marked exits and escape routes in both visit three and visit four, while more than 30 percent did not maintain electrical wiring, and more than a quarter still lack adequate fire-fighting equipment, all over the same period. (...) Most of the enterprises are in the apparel industry, including the biggest garment exporters in Viet Nam. More than 50 global buyers subscribe to the programme.
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Score: 1279724.9 - https://www.ilo.org/hanoi/Info...WCMS_327036/lang--en/index.htm
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New Report Despite some progress, garment factories need to strengthen fire safety The latest report by Better Work Vietnam showed that fire safety works in major garment factories in the South have yet to meet the national and international standards despite certain progress. (...) In addition, more than a third of the factories were found to be lacking clearly marked exits and escape routes in both visit three and visit four, while more than 30 percent did not maintain electrical wiring, and more than a quarter still lack adequate fire-fighting equipment, all over the same period. (...) Most of the enterprises are in the apparel industry, including the biggest garment exporters in Viet Nam. More than 50 global buyers subscribe to the programme.
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Score: 1279724.9 - www.ilo.org/hanoi/Infor...WCMS_327036/lang--en/index.htm
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“Almost three-quarters of garment factories have now been assessed for structural and fire safety with only a very small number being deemed too unsafe to operate. (...) Remediation of factories post-inspection and occupational health and safety are key actions that will help ensure the safety and prosperity of the sector. Momentum must be maintained with the strong leadership of the Government of Bangladesh and commitment of the industry.” (...) Md Atiqul Islam, President, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association; Mr.
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Score: 1278197.3 - https://www.ilo.org/dhaka/Info...WCMS_362988/lang--ja/index.htm
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The Alliance brings together 26 North American retailers and brands importing ready made garments from Bangladesh. The ILO is the neutral chair of the Accord, which covers 1,639 of the 3,498 Bangladesh factories making garments for export. (...) Improvements in everyone’s interests The garment sector in Bangladesh plays a vital role in the country, making a major contribution to current GDP growth of 6 per cent and to significant poverty reduction in recent years. “The sector needs to be safer and more sustainable, while at the same time maintaining its role in supporting Bangladesh’s legitimate development aspirations,” Ryder said.
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Score: 1264716.1 - https://www.ilo.org/global/abo...WCMS_240371/lang--ja/index.htm
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Themes Festivals Documentary Heritage Intangible Cultural Heritage Languages and Endangered Languages Movable Heritage and Artefacts Traditional Craftsmanship Underwater Heritage World Cultural Heritage World Natural Heritage, Biosphere Reserves and Geoparks In Action Cities Institutions Museums Publications Knowledge Bank Countries Silk Roads Photo Contest UnescoLogo_AI Building peace in the minds of men and women Search English English Français Русский العربية 中文 Español Indonesian Batik © Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan The techniques, symbolism and culture surrounding hand-dyed cotton and silk garments known as Indonesian Batik permeate the lives of Indonesians from beginning to end: infants are carried in batik slings decorated with symbols designed to bring the child luck, and the dead are shrouded in funerary batik. Clothes with everyday designs are worn regularly in business and academic settings, while special varieties are incorporated into celebrations of marriage and pregnancy and into puppet theatre and other art forms. The garments even play the central role in certain rituals, such as the ceremonial casting of royal batik into a volcano. (...) Read more about this element on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage website. © 2008 by Hamengku Buwono X © 2008 by Le Sae Photo thanks to Andry Dodiek © Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan © Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan © Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan Previous Next Country profile Indonesia Capital: Jakarta Region: Asia and the Pacific Related Information Route: Maritime Domain: Social practices, rituals and festive events, Traditional craftsmanship This platform has been developed and maintained with the support of: Azerbaijan China Germany Kazakhstan Oman Contact UNESCO Headquarters 7 Place de Fontenoy 75007 Paris, France Social and Human Sciences Sector Research, Policy and Foresight Section Silk Roads Programme silkroads@unesco.org Follow us UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment WWW.UNESCO.ORG Disclaimer of Use Privacy Policy Terms of use Staff
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Score: 1260517.7 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...ural-heritage/indonesian-batik
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AWhat next for Asian garment production after COVID-19?The perspectives of industry stakeholders What next for Asian garment production after COVID-19? (...) Total export values of the top Asian garment-exporting countries (US$ billions) 6 and percentage of total global garment exports in Asia in 2018. ivWhat next for Asian garment production after COVID-19? (...) The perspectives of industry stakeholders 7What next for Asian garment production after COVID-19?The perspectives of industry stakeholders 3 The Asian garment industry pre-COVID-19 3.1 The world’s hub for garment production With seven of the world’s top ten garment exporting countries, Asia is the garment industry’s hub for production.
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Score: 1256037.2 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...ts/publication/wcms_755630.pdf
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Jennar of Oxfam Belgium maintained a critical view: ‘Negotiations were conducted in the highest secrecy. (...) Government officials, however, are optimistic that the country will retain jobs created by the volatile garment industry. Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh maintains, ‘After joining the WTO, the garment industry will not move anywhere, but will stay in Cambodia. (...) Cambodian products cannot compete with the neighbouring countries; how would we compete in the global market if we cannot even compete in our own market,’( 26 ) asks Sam Rainsy. The government maintains that since the local market has been virtually free up to now, it has already been so flooded with export products that formal trade liberalization will make little difference.
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Score: 1254034.6 - https://www.wto.org/english/re...sp_e/casestudies_e/case8_e.htm
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It is in incredibly well preserved red woollen caftan, knee length and opening to the right, and tied together with a silk belt. The garment was probably made somewhere in Central Asia.  (...) However, uniquely, the garment is decorated with human figures representing the Ancient Greek god Eros with horned sheep or goats standing on their hind legs under pomegranate trees. (...) This platform has been developed and maintained with the support of: Azerbaijan China Germany Kazakhstan Oman Contact UNESCO Headquarters 7 Place de Fontenoy 75007 Paris, France Social and Human Sciences Sector Research, Policy and Foresight Section Silk Roads Programme silkroads@unesco.org Follow us UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment WWW.UNESCO.ORG Disclaimer of Use Privacy Policy Terms of use Staff
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Score: 1251410.4 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...e-influences-caftans-uncovered
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