The meeting with the Minister of Labour and Vocational Training (August 7, 2017)
Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft) The Minister of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT), H.E. Ith Samheng, received the German Ambassador, Dr. Ingo Karsten, and Dr. Ludgera Klemp, Head of Development Cooperation, for a meeting on August 7, 2017. The Minister and the German Ambassador discussed the bilateral cooperation in the garment sector. Since 2016, GIZ is implementing on behalf of BMZ the regional program “Social and Labour Standards in The Textile and Garment Sector in Asia”. GIZ is providing technical support to MLVT focusing on the elaboration of a Code of Conduct for Labour Inspectors which serves as basis for respective guidelines and trainings. After the meeting, the Code of Conduct was signed by the Senior Minister. With the endorsement of the CoC, a sound foundation of the future bilateral cooperation in the sector has been established.