The International Labour Organization and the International Finance Corporation launched a new Better Work programme in Uzbekistan, aimed at improving working conditions and competitiveness in the country’s textile and garment industry through compliance assessments, training, and advisory services.
ILO, UNICEF and the World Bank welcomed the establishment of the Social Protection Agency in Uzbekistan. Their joint statement said the new agency would be crucial to help address fragmentation or gaps in the social protection. The reform was long-awaited by experts and international organizations.
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