ILO in Asia and the Pacific

  • Our impact, their voice

    After the volcano: From displaced person to business woman

    An Indonesian woman displaced after a volcanic eruption opened a successful business after ILO training on financial education and entrepreneurship.

  • International Youth Day

    Cooking up a brighter future in Bangladesh

    A young woman in Bangladesh benefits from ILO skills training, highlighting the leading role of youth in poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development.

  • Building bridges for indigenous people in Bangladesh

    On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (Aug 9),  Sulekha Mrong, an indigenous Garo woman from north-eastern Bangladesh explains how an ILO initiative helps indigenous people understand their rights and forge positive relationships with government authorities.

  • Our impact, their voice

    After the flood: Turning disaster into opportunity

    Following the devastating floods in Pakistan’s rural Sindh province, the International Labour Organization joined the United Nations to help thousands of families put their lives back on track.

Key resources

  1. India Labour Market Update, July 2016

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends in India.

  2. Publication

    The changing nature of jobs reflects growing insecurity

    This research note provides a brief overview of the latest edition of the ILO's flagship World Employment and Social Outlook, entitled "The Changing Nature of Jobs". The main findings are presented with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.

  3. Labour related statistics

    A database of labour statistics and methodologies covering the economically active population, employment, unemployment, wages and related variables.