Claudia Coenjaerts

International Labor Organization.


Claudia Coenjaerts is head of office for the Caribbean at International Labor Organization.

Coenjaerts, a native of Belgium previously worked for the International Labor Organization (ILO) from 1991 to 2013. While at the ILO, she worked as a gender associate expert and consultant in Bangkok, Thailand, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia; director of the ILO offices in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; senior specialist for socio-economic reintegration in the ILO crisis response and reconstruction program in Geneva; and deputy regional director for management, administration and operations in the ILO’s regional office for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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JUL 30, 2014 Podcast

Crisis Breeds Opportunity for Worker Safety and Global Labor Rights

Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory workers ...