Video and audio stories

As part of its advocacy work in Asia Pacific, the ILO produces a range of video products, including news stories, interviews, and other promotional films. Click on the relevant link to view each story. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be sent by email.

For more videos, visit the ILO's main website. A selection of the ILO's videos about Asia can also be found on YouTube, on the ILO TV Asia playlist.

Note to Broadcasters: ILO videos can also be downloaded in broadcast quality via an internet-protocol TV channel (IPTV). ILO TV contains two sections, giving two download options:

A Channel Player where ILO video productions and video news releases can be watched online, with English narration.

A Video News Manager, hosting downloadable broadcast-quality ILO video productions. Broadcast journalists can preview the footage before downloading, as well as view and print a shot list and script (in English). Video News Manager material is posted in international version (no narration or graphics) allowing broadcasters to record commentary in their own language using their own graphics.

2017

  1. What is the future of work for Indian entrepreneurs?

    14 February 2017

    ILO India in partnership with Youth Ki Awaaz explore a wide gamut of issues that affect the young Indian workforce.

  2. ILO at Work

    07 February 2017

    This video introduces the work of the International Labour Organization. The ILO is the only tripartite United Nations agency. It brings together government, employer and worker representatives from 187 Member States to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes to promote decent work for all women and men.

  3. A day in the life of Road Maintenance Workers

    06 February 2017

    Tulasi Pangini and Indra Bahadur Sunar, from Kaski, Pokhara are two beneficiaries of the World Bank/ILO road rehabilitation and maintenance project, which use labour-based approaches in the rural communities.

  4. Youth and the future of work (Working Conditions)

    21 January 2017

    ILO India initiated a digital media campaign on youth and their perspective on future of work. The topics in focus were – women in the workforce, entrepreneurship and working conditions.

  5. Youth and the future of work (Entrepreneurship)

    21 January 2017

    ILO India initiated a digital media campaign on youth and their perspective on future of work. The topics in focus were – women in the workforce, entrepreneurship and working conditions.

  6. Youth and the future of work (Women in the workforce)

    21 January 2017

    ILO India initiated a digital media campaign on youth and their perspective on future of work. The topics in focus were – women in the workforce, entrepreneurship and working conditions.

  7. Asia Pacific’s Employment and Social Outlook

    16 January 2017

    The latest edition of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Report is out. Richard Horne, co- author of the report, and Phu Huynh, Labour Economist of the ILO's Economic and Social Analysis Unit for Asia Pacific, explain some of the key findings and recommendations for Asia and the Pacific.

  8. Ending child labour on the ABS-CBN News Channel's The World Tonight

    12 January 2017

    Child labour exploitation remains a huge problem in the country, Pia Gutierrez of the ABS-CBN News Channel’s The World Tonight tells us that aside from the underage issue, most child labourers work in hazardous conditions.

  9. What is it like to be a working woman in India?

    06 January 2017

    This video is a collaborative effort by Youth Ki Awaaz and International Labour Organization to nurture conversations around the aspirations and challenges faced by young women every day.

2016

  1. Lecture series: Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work by Mr Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

    30 December 2016

    A brief introduction of the ILO, the only UN Agency since 1919 that brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member states to set labour standards.

  2. ILO India congratulates Government of India on passing ‘The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016’

    21 December 2016

    Video message of Panudda Boonpala, Director Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India.

  3. ILO’s Global Wage Report 2016-2017 in the context of India

    21 December 2016

    Xavier Estupinan, Wage Specialist, explains the trends and implications for India.

  4. The Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN) - Promoting inclusive workplaces: talkshow in Radio Sonora

    16 December 2016

    Indonesia continues to move towards inclusive business with the establishment of the IBDN in December 2016. The five companies that have jointly established the IBDN were PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk, PT L'Oréal Indonesia, Standard Chartered Bank Indonesia, PT TetraPak Stainless Engineering and PT Trans Retail Indonesia. The IBDN was established jointly with support from relevant partners, such as disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs), the Ministry of Manpower, the ILO and the National Social Security Provider for Employment (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan).

  5. ILO Director-General, Mr Guy Ryder, speaks with Nepal Television on decent work, labour standards, migration and social dialogue

    15 December 2016

    For the last 50 years, Nepal and ILO shared an interesting history together. Decent work is what ILO stands for. We want everybody to have a chance to have a decent job, to do decent work. The exclusive interview was broadcasted on the national Nepal Television on 15 December 2016.

  6. ILO’s Global Wage Report 2016-2017 for Asia and the Pacific

    15 December 2016

    Daniel Kostzer, Senior Regional Wage Specialist, explains the trends and implications for Asia and the Pacific.

  7. Worker, helper, auntie, maid?

    13 December 2016

    This video summarises the 2016 ILO-UN Women study Worker, helper, auntie, maid? Working conditions and attitudes experienced by migrant domestic workers in Thailand and Malaysia. This study, for the first time, links public attitudes as expressed in the media and by employers, to the actual working and employment conditions experienced by migrant domestic workers.

  8. High rise, low pay: Experiences of migrant women in the Thai construction sector

    13 December 2016

    This video summarises the 2016 ILO study High rise, low pay: Experiences of migrant women in the Thai construction sector. It is the first study specifically on women migrant workers in the construction industry in Thailand, and provides key insight into this large and growing sector.

  9. 50 years together for Social Justice

    13 December 2016

    The video is a glimpse into the history and current work of the ILO in Nepal.

  10. Domestic Workers - Work conditions, Recruitment, and Employers' Perspectives

    05 December 2016

    A video summarizing the findings of a study that talks about the perspectives of employers’ on domestic workers and their work.

  11. Promoting Decent Work opportunities for disabled people in Fiji

    03 December 2016

    This video describes some of the work the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is doing in collaboration with the Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) to assist disabled persons in Fiji. This initiative is part of the Pacific Enable Project

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