ILO in Asia and the Pacific

  • World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019

    Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report.

  • Not on your own

    What happens when you are sick, disabled, young or old? Or, you may be unemployed or just not able to earn enough for you and your dependants to live on. Social protection provides workers and their families with a secure base, helping them plan for a better future. Explore the latest chapter of our interactive, multimedia Centenary website to find out more.

  • From a market stall to cyberspace

    A new ILO programme helps girls and women access quality employment in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. In a report from the Philippines, a programme scholar explains how she took a chance on a new future at work.
  • Report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    A human-centred agenda needed for a decent future of work

    A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

Latest

  1. Gender equality and growth

    ILO: Women’s empowerment and skills development are critical to ensure sustained growth in Myanmar’s garment sector

    21 February 2019

  2. © Wayne S. Grazio 2019

    World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2019

    Poor working conditions are main global employment challenge

    13 February 2019

  3. Our impact, their voices

    From a market stall to cyberspace

    07 February 2019

ILO's research and publications

  1. Full report

    Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Advancing decent work for sustainable development

    16 November 2018

    The Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2018 report pulls together the most recent statistics to take stock of developments in labour markets across the most populous region of the world.