ILO in Asia and the Pacific

  • Video interview

    Asia Pacific’s Employment and Social Outlook

    The latest edition of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Report is out. Sukti Dasgupta, Head of the ILO's Economic and Social Analysis Unit for Asia and Pacific, explains some of the key findings and recommendations for Asia and the Pacific.

  • ILO launches innovative website on labour issues

    New InfoStories website uses video, data visualization and illustration to explain themes including collective bargaining, discrimination in the workplace and forced labour.

  • Smart phones, smart workplaces

    Almost all garment workers in Asia now own a mobile phone. The ILO’s Better Work programme is finding ways of using this technology to deliver important information.

  • Future of work

    Technology and the future of work

    A special talk by Professor Jayati Ghosh, from the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

  • On the fire safety frontline: Lessons from Bangladeshi fire fighters

    As Occupational Safety and Health Day approaches, on 28 April, Bangladeshi fire fighters have a message for all factory owners.

Key resources

  1. Fiji Labour Market Update - April 2016

    Centralizing Decent Work in the response to Tropical Cyclone Winston

  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. 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.

  4. Labour related statistics

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