International Programme for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment

Programme international pour l'amélioration des conditions et du milieu de travail (PIACT)
Programa Internacional para el Mejoramiento de las Condiciones y el Medio Ambiente de Trabajo

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History

May 1976, Geneva (Switzerland), within the framework of International Labour Organization (ILO), following recommendations of ILO Conference 1975 Session and after extensive consultations with governments, employers' and workers' organizations and with international organizations concerned. Ceased to exist.

Aims

View problems of working conditions and the environment in the wider context of general economic and social policy; encourage ILO member states to set definitive objectives designed to improve working conditions and environment; provide governments, employers' and workers' organizations and research and training institutions with the necessary assistance for the preparation and implementation of programmes in the field.

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Activities

Technical cooperation facilities include: technical advisory services; despatch of multi-disciplinary teams to assist in assessing problems and drawing up policies and in making the most efficient use of budgetary resources, taking account of social trends in the countries concerned; assistance by high-level specialists in setting up occupational safety and health centres and in strengthening labour inspection services; organization of national tripartite conferences or seminars; training courses and fellowships. Instrumental in setting up: International Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Alert System.

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • ILO Bodies
    • Employment Conditions
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Development
    • Reform

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F7119

Last News Received

2003
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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