CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Oct. 26 (PIA) -– In order to improve collaboration and data sharing among partners and advocates of child labor program, the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC) has conducted a hands-on training on Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System at Mharina Rossi Internet Café, Catarman, Northern Samar on October 26, 2011.
Soledad informed that CLKSS is a tool that could be used in monitoring the progress of the Philippine Program Against Child Labour with an inventory of services being implemented in the Philippines by various service providers.
The system is also designed to contain resources such as national and local policies, studies, good practices, news and events, provide real-time reporting of child labour cases, integrated service delivery, including the referral system; and use of discussion board for topics of interest to the stakeholders, she added.
ILO-IPEC programme is designed to support national efforts aimed at achieving the government’s target to remove 75% of Filipino children from the worst form of child labour by 2015.
It is hoped that this support provides some of the fundamental steps that will enable the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and its partners realize the vision, embodied under the new Philippine Programme Against Child Labor, of a “Child Labor-Free Philippines.” (Teresita B. Cardenas/PIA, N SAMAR)