The ILO and the G20
The ILO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific has expressed serious concern about the findings of the report by Verité on working conditions in Malaysia's electronics sector.
The ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific today launched a Twitter account in Thai language.The account can be found on Twitter @ILOThai, with the name ILO ภาษาไทย.
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.
Migrants returning to their home countries need more comprehensive help to reintegrate successfully in their communities.
This update was prepared by Kee Beom Kim of the Decent Work Technical Support Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific and Phu Huynh of the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, with contributions from David Lamotte, Satoshi Sasaki, Tomasi Penni and Sophia Kagan. It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Samoa based on official data available as of 31 July 2014.
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.
School to work transition
A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.
The ILO's latest study on employment trends looks at global and regional employment trends - including unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment - and highlights growing concerns about the quality of jobs.
This year’s edition focuses on developing countries and argues that quality jobs are a key driver for development. It draws on evidence from over 140 developing countries and finds that a common factor amongst those countries that have achieved higher per capita income and sustained growth was quality jobs.
A database of labour statistics and methodologies covering the economically active population, employment, unemployment, wages and related variables.
This global policy instrument addresses the social and employment impact of the international financial and economic crisis. It promotes a productive recovery centred on investments, employment and social protection.