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.

ILO's research and publications

  1. Research

    Call for abstracts: Technology and the transition from informal to formal economy

    Deadline: 31 August 2020

  2. ILO Brief

    COVID-19 and employment in the tourism sector: Impact and response in Asia and the Pacific

    This note offers the ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on employment in the tourism sector of the Asia-Pacific region and proposes a range of policy options to mitigate these impacts and facilitate strong and fast recovery.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.