Core Labour Standards Plus – #CLSPlus

CLS+ is about fighting for the rights of working poor in Asia. International trade through global value chains have put downward pressure on wages and working conditions in the region. To reverse this development, CLS+ is advocating for strong social clauses in trade agreements to protect the rights of workers together with other measures to push for decent work.

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia

7500A Beach Road
#12-320/321/322
The Plaza
Singapore 199591

+65 6297 6760
info(at)fes.asia

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  • News
    15.10.2018 | Trade, labour and social dialogue, #CLSPlus | News

    Targeted sanctions can help the EU promote labour standards beyond its borders

    The use of targeted sanction solves the main problem with blanket sanctions—the indiscriminate impact—while preserving the most advantageous feature:...


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    11.10.2018 | Trade, labour and social dialogue, #CLSPlus | News

    Enforcing labour standards in trade agreements through a targeted approach to sanctions

    Applying targeted sanctions to enforce labour standards in trade agreements and trade preferences can improve the incentive for compliance.


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    Thursday, 18.10.18 to Thursday, 18.10.18 - Brussels, Belgium | Trade, labour and social dialogue, #CLSPlus | Event, News

    Supporting Labour Standards through Targeted Sanctions in Trade

    At a roundtable discussion in Brussels, experts, politicians and workers' representatives will discuss how to make Trade and Sustainable Development...


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  • Publications
    Hansjörg Herr | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

    Industrial Policy for Economic and Social Upgrading in Developing Countries

    Without successful industrial policy, developing countries cannot catch up.


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    Clara Portela | Trade, labour and social dialogue, #CLSPlus | Publication

    Enforcing Respect for Labour Standards with Targeted Sanctions

    Applying targeted sanctions can deter violations of labour standards and improve compliance.


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    Edlira Xhafa and Veasna Nuon | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

    The Future of "Ethical Production" for Cambodia's Garment and Footwear Industry

    This publication aims to determine who benefits from trade in the case of Cambodia and proposes policy recommendations to better distribute the...


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