ILO in Asia and the Pacific

What's new

  1. International Youth Day

    Engage young people to solve youth employment

    On International Youth Day, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls on actors in the world of work to foster the inclusion of young people.

  1. E-newsletter

    News@ILO, August 2015

    The latest newsletter of the ILO Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific, covering the latest activities in the region, upcoming activities and recent publications.

  2. Human trafficking

    Combating forced labour through e-learning

    A new ILO online course teaches participants to better understand and prevent trafficking in persons in East and South-East Asia

  3. Human trafficking

    Labour migration: The dark side of the coin

    A new ILO study exposes the pitfalls of labour migration for women domestic workers both within India and abroad and provides policy-makers and service providers with deeper insight into the nature of forced labour and trafficking in the region.

  4. Growth continues for Cambodia's garment and footwear sector

    The ILO’s new Bulletin on Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector was launched today, 16 July 2015, in Phnom Penh.

  5. Child Labour

    Thai rock stars song against child labour reaches one million hits

    The anti-child labour song recorded by two of Thailand’s rock music icons has reached a million hits on social media within less than one month of being released.

  6. Women in business and management

    Women's labour market participation key for economic and business growth in Asia-Pacific says new report

    Ways of maximising the use of female talent in the Asia-Pacific workforce were examined at an international conference in Singapore on 3 July 2015.

  7. Exhibition and discussion

    ‘No one should work this way’ Preventing the abuse of domestic workers

    Photos taken by the renowned photographer Steve McCurry of abused domestic workers will be exhibited at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong SAR during the month of July. In addition, an opening event and presentation on the photo project will take place on Thursday, 2 July.

Key resources

  1. 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.

  2. Publication

    Minimum wages in the global garment industry

    This research note provides a brief overview of minimum wages for the garment sector in the top 25 apparel exporters from the developing world.

  3. ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a single regional common market and production base, will become a reality in 2015. New opportunities for growth and prosperity will emerge, but the challenge is to ensure that growth is inclusive and prosperity is shared. The report examines the impact of the AEC on labour markets and offers evidence-based policy recommendations.

  4. Labour related statistics

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