ILO in Asia and the Pacific

  • COVID-19 and the world of work

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.


  1. COVID-19 pandemic

    ILO defers International Labour Conference until 2021 due to COVID-19

    06 April 2020

  2. COVID-19:  Stimulating the economy and labour demand

    The need to scale up investment in health workforces

    03 April 2020

  3. COVID-19: Stimulating the economy and labour demand

    Are there enough health workers?

    03 April 2020

ILO's research and publications

  1. ILO Brief

    COVID-19 and the world of work: Social protection responses in Asia-Pacific

    Implications of the Covid-19 crisis for national social protection systems and specific social protection responses taken in countries in the Asia and Pacific region.

  2. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    Work for a brighter future

    This landmark report by the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.