Bangladesh seeks better global support for migrant workers

21 Nov 2020 9:49 AM
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Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Rabab Fatima has sought greater intercontinental support for migrant personnel to deal up with COVID-19 job industry and beyond.

She said re-aligning public and private financing is needed for creating better jobs, especially for individuals in vulnerable situations.

Ambassador Fatima was first chairing a panel conversation jointly organised by the International Labour Group (ILO) and the United Nations Office of the Large Representative for minimal Developed Countries, Landlocked Growing Countries and Small Island Developing Says (UN-OHRLLS) on the theme “Leaving no one behind and building rear better from COVID-19: The Future of Work found in LDCs” on Thursday, said the Bangladesh Mission on Friday. 

She said for unlocking the untapped potentials of global value chains for improving trade and investment, capability construction in the LDCs is highly essential. 

And this could possibly be done by acquiring good thing about the evolving digital market, said the Ambassador. 

She echoed the value of leveraging STI, 4IR, reducing digital divides for expanding education and skills improvement. 

The panelists discussed the devastating impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on globalisation and climate change and their cumulative effects face to face market. 

They also stressed the vital importance of financing for creation, closing digital divide, FDI inflow, and capacity creation for the creation of more decent jobs in the LDCs. 

Ambassador Fatima highlighted the importance of pursuing a good job-rich procedure, backed by more robust employment policies and establishments, better-resourced and comprehensive public protection systems for protecting against poverty, under-consumption and hunger around the world.

The getting together with was participated by amongst others, Ambassador Alya Ahmed Saif Al-Thani, Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations and Representative of the web host country of the LDC 5 Conference; Ambasador Perks Ligoya, Permanent Representative of Malawi to the US and Chair of the LDC Group; Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, Large Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Growing Countries and Tiny Island Developing Says; and Moussa Oumarou, Deputy Director General for Field Procedures and Partnerships.

Ambassador Fatima wrapped up the panel debate by urging the global network to make sure better and decent careers for everybody in the coming times.