Core Labor Standards and their Implementation in Development Projects


Core Labor Standards and their Implementation in Development Projects

12 April 2018

Learn about core labor standards (CLS) and their implementation in development projects.

An introduction to the Standards was presented in this learning event with specific examples of how CLS are applied in projects as part of multilateral banks’ due diligence adhering to international labor standards.

This event was organized by the Environment and Safeguards Division under ADB's Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
12 Apr 2018 Welcoming Remarks Nessim Ahmad
12 Apr 2018 Presentation The International Labour Organization's Core Labor Standards
A tripartite organization, the International Labour Organization (ILO) allows representatives of both employers and workers to participate in virtually...
Alain Pelce
12 Apr 2018 Presentation Core Labor Standards
ADB encounters core labor standards (CLS) in its operations as most of the projects it finances involve some type of employment or labor contracting. ...
Haidy Ear-Dupuy
12 Apr 2018 Presentation International Finance Corporation's Performance Standards 2 and Case Studies Larissa Luy, Marinela Pascua
12 Apr 2018 Presentation ADB Experience: Private Sector Operations
ADB complies with internationally recognized core labor standards in loan design and formulation as part of its social protection strategy. Projects or...
Jocelyn Erlinda Munsayac
12 Apr 2018 Open Discussions
12 Apr 2018 Wrap Up


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