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APRFSD 2019 : Severe decent work deficits undermine Asia-Pacific's SDG performance

Apr 17 2019, 15:40    ITUC

A delegation of the International Trade Union Confederation - Asia Pacific (ITUC AP) participated in the Asia-Pacific Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (APRFSD) on 27-29 March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was a unique occasion for trade unions to sit around the table with governments and other stakeholders of the region and present the labour movement's views on Asia-Pacific's progress towards fulfilling the objectives of the 2030 Agenda. A delegation of the ITUC-AP (...) - …


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