FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is International Labour Organization (ILO)?
    • The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only 'tripartite' United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape labour related policies and programmes. This unique arrangement gives the ILO an edge in incorporating 'real world' knowledge about employment and work.

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  • Why did the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) appoint labour attaches in Chennai, Singapore, Geneva and Jakarta?
    • The appointment of the labour attaches in Chennai, Singapore and Jakarta is to enhance labour relationship between Malaysia and the countries where the attaches have been appointed to. However, the appointment of labour attaché in Geneva is to seek closer relationship with the International Labour Organization (ILO).

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  • What is the function of the entire 3 Units in International Division?
    • The functions of all of the 3 Units as below:

      1. To effectively represent the country in labour issues at the international level.
      2. To collect information on international labour best practices through cooperation with regional and international organizations.
      3. To ensure the interests of the country are protected in forums at the international level.
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  • May I know the background of the International Division?
    • The International Division was established in August 2007 with the decision by Public Service Department to upgrade the existing International Unit. The main objective of the new division is to ensure the interests of the country in labour issues are protected at the international level.

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  • How can I view the documents in the repository?
    • The repository is only available to those with access right.

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  • How do I get the access right to view the repository documents?
    • The repository is only accessible to the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) Malaysia officers/staffs.